reviews/press

“Camille Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 2 brought the audience a wonderful artist by the name of George Fu… the first movement contains many sections where the piano plays alone – all the better to experience Fu’s delicate precision.”
-Chelsea Huber, Classical Voice of North Carolina

“… George Xiaoyuan Fu impressively navigated the fierce demands of Messiaen’s ecstatically-charged piano writing…”
-Jeremy Eicher, Boston Globe

“… The orchestra of Tanglewood Center Music fellows, plus the heroic piano soloist George Xiaoyuan Fu… provided me with 60 of the most entertaining, moving and purely joyful minutes of my listening career… With stunning virtuosity, Fu summoned an appropriately shiny, brilliant, hard tone that never flagged or lost its edge: a touch of Prokofiev inside Messiaen…”
-Brian Schuth, The Boston Music Intelligencer

“…a piano concerto with a demonic, almost demented solo part, played with incredible stamina and command by TMC student George Xiaoyuan Fu…”
-Andrew L. Pincus, Berkshire Eagle

“…George Xiaoyuan Fu, the piano soloist, was constantly in motion, fingers flying and playing with amazing skill.”
-Priscilla McLean, Times-Union

"... Throughout, pianist George Fu played with precision to make a strong case for the [Aucoin]..."
-Aaron Keebaugh, Boston Classical Review

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