Sheng Cai

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Barrie Examiner - Recital

Kamloops News- Grieg Concerto with the Kamloops Symphony
"A brilliant pianist... gave it a fresh sparkle"

"His playing was punctuated with big, tomato-ripe notes and gorgeously shaped passage work. The reflective second movement showed great sensitivity, but he no less impressive in the third movement variations which alternate between turbulence and calm."
Windsor Star

"His encore was equally thrilling on a smaller scale - The Lark, by 19th century Russian composer Alexei Balakirev."
Windsor Star

"a brilliant display of versatility... an impressive artist in his own right."
Barrie Examiner

"Young pianist impresses at debut [headline] This is young man with real talent... from a clear, singing tone to a subtle sense of rubato to a judicious choice of tempi"
Toronto Star

"By contrast, Sheng Cai revealed much of the pieces's spirit, capturing both the circus aura and endearing qualities (Stravinsky)... Persuasive in the Haydn which received a fine array of dynamics and nuanced details."
Cleveland Plain Dealer

"great confidence, temperamental piano, impressive for its bravura... gave more lucidity, breath, color and power."
Birmingham News

"The program turned romantic with Chopin's Ballade No. 1, at times warm and eloquent, at times openly exuberant, it was a clean and precise display of virtuoso piano playing... an impressive artist in his own right." Barrie Examiner