«Listening blind, could one tell that the pianist is Russian? High-octane virtuosity and cultivation of a long singing line are not enough on their own, though the beauty, colouring and, above all, depth of tone might have persuaded me. What one would not doubt in a blind listen is the nationality of the music that Medvedev has chosen.
BBC Music Magazine
«There’s something wonderfully unshowy about Medvedev’s performance here, despite the glittering quality of such works as Tchaikovsky’s Grand Sonata in G major. Other pianists might be tempted to showboat, but this is a pianist with poise and precision.»