Razvan Stoica · Reviews

“Discerning charm and ravishing timbre, breathtaking technical bravura, sparkling intonation… he willbecome one of the greatest violinists of his generation.” – Meunsteriche Zeitung

“A Stradivari with passion.” So hot the first CD that the young Romanian violinist Razvan Stoica which was made in summer of 2012 in Krakow with the Beethoven Academy Orchestra conducted by Alexander Happiness. It is a fantastic debut album, which recalls the violin virtuoso’s of yesteryear. The intensity, instrumental sophistication and musical freedom that Stoica ‘Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso “by Saint-Sa?ns, the” Tzigane “by Ravel and the” Symphonie espagnole “by Lalo plays, places him in the line of great violinists as Ivry Gitlis, Vadim Repin, József Lendvay, Leonidos Kavakos and, shimmering in the distance, even legendary violinists like Yehudi Menuhin and Jascha Heifetz.
Spring 2012 was followed by the equally impressive CD recording of the 24 Capricci by Paganini, which are fireworks Stoica reared in ancient Paganini interpreter Ruggiero Ricci. And this summer appears the third album “Capriccioso”, which showcases his versatility Stoica in virtuoso, jazzy or lyrical gems include Bizet, Tchaikovsky, Faure, Paganini, Chausson, Pärt, Piazzolla and Grapelli. His five years older sister Andreea accompanies him on the piano. The blood musical duo creates the impression from an early age to fully matched and attuned to.” – Wanneke Savenije