PRESS QUOTES


Anna-Maria Ravnopolska...

 

“Anna-Maria Ravnopolska-Dean – the star from Carnegie hall, which turns the sound to poetry” Liudmila Parvanova, musicologist, Standart (Saturday, 12-14-2008)

“Anna-Maria Ravnopolska-Dean is flying amazingly headlong to the performance peaks. Overwhelming, incisive images, kaleidoscope of colors, flexible technique” Music Yesterday, Today, December 2003

“Artistic, with high sensitivity and imagination, Anna-Maria managed the difficult program” Iveta Gruncharova, musicologist, Bulgarian National Radio, November 19, 2003

“played with drive, aplomb, and sensitivity throughout…this performance will take a place amongst the best performances of my music” Peter Blauvelt, composer, June 2003

"demonstrated mastery of the instrument, deep musical insights and stylistic understanding...extraordinary." Dr. Vernon Kliewer, Professor Emeritus, Indiana University, 1995

"exhibited a rare combination of emotional involvement and profound calmness on stage." Anna Chobanova, 1995

"gives spirited performances of harp music from around the world." Lyon and Healy Letter, 1994

"triumphed...the concert was a rare pleasure." Rosemary Statelova, Demokratsia, 1992

"The talent is passion and intellect" says the famous pianist Heinrich Neuhaus — with this mind we can define the art of the young harpist — Anna-Maria Ravnopolska-Dean.” Albena Manova , musicologist, Zname (20-26 May 1992)

"is a brilliant harpist...communicates marvelously with the audience." Susann McDonald, 1991