is a formidable virtuoso whose deep feelings are revealed with subtlety and spontaneity."ART ET CULTURE.BRUXELLES
knows remarkably well just how to play the piano.Schumann's "Evening", "Why?", and "In the night."in his
hands take on a contemplative tone like some distant song.The pianist from Georgia succeeds marvellously through his clear silver touch in giving an interior life to the Brahms Intermezzi Op.118 and Scriabine's 4th Sonata."
"Reserved yet charming, this artist knows not to ask more from the score that is really there, and never overloads the expression.Irakly Avaliani might been less instantly accessible to some ears, but his
very subtle interpretation reveals new riches at each hearing."DIAPASON.PARIS"Inside a darkened church the pianist Irakly Avaliani plays beautifully, transforming the space into a sanctuary from the world outside."
"What is most fascinating is the freedom at his
disposal, as stunning in effortless resource of power as in the clarity of the most complex movements.Irakly Avaliani
also strongly recalls the spirit of Marie Jaëll in his
physical presence, his
simplicity and his
sensitivity attuned to the world around him" PIANO.PARIS
...Here the pianist Irakly Avaliani shows an incomprehensible misunderstanding not only of the Brahms style but also of pure and simple musicality, with his illogical rubatos and chaotic phrasing, which impose on the dreamy recollections of the ageing Brahms a wild character that is utterly inappropriate."
possesses that reserved passion which is the mark of the true Brahms interpreter, as he
proved in his
playing of three of the Intermezzi Op.118."REPERTOIRE.PARIS
"The outstanding attainments of the Russian and French schools combine together in the unique artistry of Irakly Avaliani
."INTERNATIONAL SALON OF MUSIC.MOSCOW