“...Zaitsev thrilled an audience of more than 400 people... at the Monroe Symphony Orchestra's Winter Pops Concert... musical virtuosity had the audience spellbound, while his wit and humor kept them laughing between each musical piece.” THE NEWS STAR, MONROE, LA
"The playing was
truly brilliant, leaving the audience quite breathless but the hall charged
with well earned applause."
SOUTH CHINA MORNING
POST, Hong Kong
"...A vigorously exciting display of virtuoso skill
and expression...wonderful and passionate exuberance...Zaitsev left his
listeners in just the right state of mind; nearly satiated, but still
hungering for more."
THE WHIG STANDARD, Kingston, Canada
"A complete musician and extraordinary
CITTADINO DELLA DOMENICA, Milan,
"Adoring crowds won't let performer off
All in all, it was a winning performance and the delighted audience responded
with thunderous applause after each piece..." THE BAR HARBOR TIMES, Maine
"Zaitsev gave heartwarming, stunning,
memorable performances. Bravo, bravo, bravo on a job well done!" THE CLARION NEWS, PA
"Even such critical phrases as
"electrifying" and "an unforgettable experience" do not
do him justice... There can be no middle
ground for him; he is going to be a star."
THE HOUR, NORWALK,
"...Zaitsev is the new horizon in classical
piano with a lot of charm..." THE HEIGHTS, BOSTON
“Piano virtuoso Vladimir Zaitsev provided one of the most enjoyable evenings I have spent at the symphony in years! Zaitsev's high-energy performance, filled with humorous personal observations, kept the audience eagerly awaiting the next selection, not knowing what surprise was in store... a performance not to be missed!” TOMMY USREY & CEO NORTHEAST LOUISIANA ARTS COUNCIL
“As a presenter, your willingness to “adapt” your program for the individual presenters was most refreshing, and thus the success of your performances at each location.” NAOMI CORDILL, EX. DIRECTOR OF THE PRINCESS THEATER, WINSBORO, LA
“There was an immediate interaction with the audience as soon as Mr. Zaitsev walked out on stage… The audience, never stand-offish, was "eating out of his hand" early on in the program - a feeling that didn't leave until each car pulled into it's own driveway.” CORALIE WHITE, PIANO FACULTY, UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA MONROE
“I can only wish that more of the pianists I booked during the nearly three decades I handled the university series had been so aware of the need to present the audience with such a balanced program.” JERRY HOLMES, FORMER ULM FACULTY MEMBER AND DIRECTOR OF UNIVERSIRY CONCERT SERIES. MONROE, LA
“Your enthusiasm, energy, and talents are able to sweep across a theater and envelop the audience with, which can only be described as, magic”
GARRY M. BRUCH, SR. MANAGING DIRECTOR, AREND ARTS CENTER BENTONVILLE, AR
"...you brought classical music down to a
level that was not only understandable, but comfortable for the college
audience. You break the stereotype of the "stuffy classicist" and
make fine music fun. Thank you again. I look forward to seeing you perform in the future."
WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, MA
" The concert proved to be highly successful with a Millersville University audience of over 500
faculty, students and Millersville community members. The audience gave Mr.
Zaitsev a standing ovation at the end of his performance."
MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
"It was amazing to
watch some 300 students sit through your one and a half hour performance and
be totally caught up in your playing.”
HIGH POINT COLLEGE, North Carolina
"Your rendition at the Royal Poinciana
Theater in Palm Beach
was nothing short of sensational. The accolades from the
audiences were unbelievable... hats off to you!"
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF VARIETY OF THE PALM BEACH, FL