"In both works Vladimir Valjarevic, who teaches at the Mannes School, was an outstandingly responsive partner, a superb tonalist and alive to Brahmsian drama.”
"...they bewitched us with unanimity, elegance, and refinement of the singing sound and sculpted phrases, offered as Champagne, and taken in one breath." (duo piano performance)
"The performances were first-rate throughout. He certainly had the lion's share of the afternoon's work, and his technical command of the instrument along with his fine musicianship were central to the performances we heard."
The Manchester Journal, Vermont
"Valjarevic handled the very Romantic toccata workout heroically..."
Charles T. Downey
"...a player of pellucid touch, intelligence, and subtlety of tone."
Robert D. Ekselman
"...a sparkling performance..."
The Vindicator, Ohio
"Two superb and mature musicians, [...] and pianist Vladimir Valjarevic, missed nary a note as they reeled off nearly ten minutes of nonstop [...] fiddling containing everything from strumming effects on the piano's soundboard to some fancy downbowing [...] on the violin."
The Music Connoisseur
"Valjarevic simply dominated in this music and through great musical understanding, supported by orchestra's complete collaboration, achieved a high level of artistry in his performance."
Narodne Novine, Serbia
"...Valjarevic was wonderful in his accompaniment..." "...The final piece was the Chopin Sonata for Cello and Piano [...] played by [...] and Valjarevic with verve and the proper Romantic spirit."
Times Union, New York
"...Their sweeping performance was breathtaking from first note to last..." (duo piano performance)
Gazette, New York
"...a great musician playing great music..."
Richlands-Clinch Valley Press, Virginia
"He has impeccable sense of style and understanding of music and his wide emotional range takes the audience from the most lyrical to the intensely dramatic."
Chair, Piano Department, Mannes College of Music, New York; Concert Pianist
"...he already strikes me as a major talent, one who would grace any competition or, indeed, concert hall."
Professor, Royal Academy of Music, London
"Vladimir Valjarevic plays very beautifully, with technical virtuosity and excellent understanding of the musical form."
Professor, Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow; Concert Pianist and Russia's State Artist
"I have had several times the pleasure of hearing Vladimir Valjarevic play and have greatly appreciated the scope and refinement of his artistry."
Piano Faculty, Juilliard School, New York and Music Academy of the West, Santa Barbara; Concert Pianist
"I have met and heard Vladimir Valjarevic several years ago and consider him not only the most accomplished pianist but an overall outstanding musician for whom the pianism is just a tool to express his musicianship and artistry."
Artist Manager; Founder, "Thea Dispeker Artists Management"
"Vladimir Valjarevic has been performing at my lectures on Clara Schumann; he plays her works with true artistry and understanding. Audiences have always expressed delight at both his solos and the accompaniments he provides for her songs. It is a great pleasure to be working with a pianist of such talent and sensitivity."
Nancy B. Reich, Ph.D.
Author of "Clara Schumann: The Artist and the Woman."
"His imaginative renditions of a diverse repertoire are always expressed with confidence and delivered with style."
Piano Faculty, Steinhardt School of Music at NYU and Mannes College of Music