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…
Berliner Zeitung 12/13 April 2003