The arts desk (UK) - May 2022
"Essential listening (...) you can sense Berlinskaya and Ancelle grinning. All great fun – you need this CD."
Akadem (France) - May 2022
Frédéric Hutman video interviews Ludmila Berlinskaya for Akadem, about Gershwin / Tsfasman and Vronsky / Babin
Diapason (France) - May 2022
"Ludmila Berlinskaia and Arthur Ancelle are the advocates of a figure as original as he is unknown in the West: Alexander Tsfasman. His Jazz Suite is a delight, dazzling with lightness and charm. The performers' skill and cohesion are also marvelous in Gershwin's skilful arrangements for two pianos. A beautiful fireworks display."
Cadences (France) - April 2022
Michel Le Naour
"Ten years ago, these two French and Russian pianists met around the formation for two pianos that they have since contributed to bring to its highest level. This CD brings together two composers influenced by jazz, one American, the other Soviet. (...) The duet reaches the ultimate in homogeneity, freedom and a jubilant rhythmic sense."
Le Monde (France) - April 2022
"For ten years, the Franco-Russian duo has been reaching the summits of the repertoire for two pianos. (...) The two of them are a model of accomplishment. (...) Between jazz and classical music, as virtuoso as they are inventive, Ludmila Berlinskaya and Arthur Ancelle create magnificent orchestral atmospheres, audacious worlds alternately adorned with elegance or fantasy, in a saving bulimia of dreams, joy and music."
Resmusica (France) - April 2022
"All the pieces by this little-known composer, presented in this recording, exude a rhythmic ease and melodic solidity which, in our opinion, deserve a wider audience, even if one often notices a touch of rigidity in comparison with the inimitable plasticity of Gershwin's compositions. This observation in no way affects the enthusiasm and immense technical qualities of Ludmila Berlinskaya and Arthur Ancelle, who are capable of drawing us into the heart of these works for our greatest pleasure."
CGTN (China) - April 2022
Ludmila Berlinskaya is interviewed about her personal links to China and Chinese music.
CGTN (China) - April 2022
Ludmila Berlinskaya is interviewed about the 10 year anniversary of the duo.
Classica (France) - April 2022
CHOC de Classica
"As virtuoso as it is rigorous, the playing of Ludmila Berlinskaya and Arthur Ancelle has the indispensable qualities (balance of textures, rhythmic mastery, precision) to venture into a repertoire that also demands panache, insouciance and audacity. (...) A tour de force."
Gang Flow (France) - March 2022
Anne-Sandrine di Girolamo
Culture sur Mesure Podcast
"The piano duo Ludmila Berlinskaya and Arthur Ancelle offer a fabulous album to their public. (...) An absolutely superb album, which carries in it all that we love. The perfection of the interpretations, the enthusiasm of the artists who carry the project, important and salutary musical discoveries."
Concertclassic.com (France) - March 2022
"True piano duos are very rare and the one formed by Ludmila Berlinskaya and Arthur Ancelle over the past decade is a model of musical accomplishment. (...) Music is the best of balms, we say to ourselves while savoring the total osmosis of the two interpreters in a lyricism as evocative as it is moving (...) The second part of the Duo's anniversary evening forms a truly irresistible cocktail that the two pianists and their jazzmen accomplices of an evening take off with a chic and a humor, a charm and a swing that follow you long after you have left the room."
Classique mais pas has been (France) - March 2022
"For ten years, the Franco-Russian couple Arthur Ancelle and Ludmila Berlinskaya have formed one of the most beautiful duos of pianists in the world. (...) It's a winning bet for the Berlinskaya-Ancelle duo, who dazzle and move us with their sparkling, airy, tender and lyrical playing."
RFI (France) - March 2022
Interview of the duo by Carmen Lunsmann on French international radio RFI, about Gershwin - Tsfasman
Radio Vinci Autoroute (France) - March 2022
Interview of the duo about the Gershwin - Tsfasman album
Hebdoscope (France) - March 2022
"The result is a multi-colored record that unites two musical styles to form a unique work that is perfectly rendered and gives the impression of a mischievous cat bouncing on the keys of two pianos. (...) There is something truly addictive about this music that music that one listens to again and again."
Radio România Muzical (Romania) - March 2022
"CD review" radio show on Radio România Muzical is dedicated to Gershwin / Tsfasman
Télérama (France) - March 2022
"Not only do pianists Ludmila Berlinskaya and Arthur Ancelle bring the two composers together on the same album of delicious swing. They really make dialogue between their works, arranged and transposed by various artists with as much skill as imagination. (...) A beautiful discovery."
International Piano (UK) - March 2022
"Celebrating 10 years together, the Russo-French duo of Berlinskaya and Ancelle offer a stunning display of tone, touch, timing and teamwork. Variously cultured and earthy, dizzying and glittering, their pianism fuses liberal imagination, rhythmic flexibility and swing with classical attention to detail and articulation. Unmissable."
Ouest France - February 2022
"Ludmila Berlinskaya and Arthur Ancelle, for the tenth anniversary of their duo for two pianos, magnificently mirror two composers who brought together jazz and classical music. Popular songs and original compositions come together in two superb versions of The Man I Love."
France Musique - February 2022
Philippe Cassard (Portraits de famille)
"What a thrill to listen to such a record, it is exhilarating, it is played in such a beautiful way, with a flame, an energy, a virtuosity, a brio but also a lot of charm, a lot of elegance, never bad taste (...) Ludmila Berlinskaya and Arthur Ancelle who are, for years now, one of the greatest piano duos existing on this planet."