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La Voix du Nord

  • La Voix du Nord

“Les spécialistes disent que [les] compositions [de Hector Parra] requièrent une virtuosité instrumentale et des interprètes exceptionnels. On ne doute pas que José Menor en est un. “

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San Francisco Classical Voice

  • Richard. S. Ginell

“Peire-Serrate’s ‘Toccata’ for piano was a tour-de-force of relentless 16th notes and contrasting dynamics, with Menor bringing forth a wealth of shadings from the keyboard”

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Thoroughly Good Blog

  • Jon Jacob

“A stirring demonstration of love and respect for a composer’s output.”

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Classical CD Review

  • Robert E Benson

“[Jose Menor’s] performance surely is among the best”

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ILAMS

  • Ray Picot

“It is through José Menor’s playing that the music speaks so eloquently. The interpretation is utterly involving and dramatic, but never loses sight of the many moments of delicacy and reflection.”

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American Record Guide

  • Kang

“Menor plays Goyescas with refreshing freedom and spontaneity … The work sounds second nature and organic under his fingers.”

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Diari de Sabadell

  • Albert Ferrer Flamarich

“One of the best albums of classical music worldwide” / “Un dels millors discs de clàssica a nivell mundial” /
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ABC Cultural

  • Stefano Russomanno

Voted one of the best CDs of the year, 2017.

“Una auténtica sorpresa. La interpretación del joven pianista José Menor  […] busca en cambio subrayar su dramaticidad y modernismo. Un intérprete a seguir con atención.”

“A real surprise. The interpretation of the young pianist Jose Menor […] searches for underlying dramatic qualities and modernity. A player to follow with interest.”

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Codalario

  • Albert Ferrer Flamarich

“José Menor and the young IBS Classical label may be among the best world albums of 2017.”

“José Menor y del joven sello IBS Classical puedan estar en los mejores discos mundiales de este 2017.”

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Revista Musical Catalana

  • Josep Barcons

…una versió major, profundament dramàtica, amb un so pulcre i amb un domini absolut del lirisme.

…a major version, deeply dramatic, with a polished sound and with absolute mastery of lyricism.

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