Without Chopin
Piano recitals with Elżbieta Sternlicht and Arcadi Volodos

Elżbieta Sternlicht played two entire piano cycles, both obviously bound to the formal models established by Chopin:

The Préludes op. 34 by Dmitri Schostakowitsch – arranged in all keys as Chopin’s – and Douze Études by Claude Debussy written »a la memoire de Frédéric Chopin«, two great cycles that are heard much too rarely.

Sternlicht’s pianistic art is descriptive…

Wolfgang Fuhrmann
Berliner Zeitung 12/13 April 2003