"...played with a mixture of determination and classiness, like the great Jan Ekier"

- Jan Brachmann, Berliner Zeitung 1/2015

"With scenic contrasts and dramatically growing, erupting energies..."- Jan Brachmann, Berliner Zeitung 1/2015
"...and yet maintaining a strong sense of architecture"- Jan Brachmann, Berliner Zeitung 1/2015
"...played with a mixture of determination and classiness, like the great Jan Ekier"- Jan Brachmann, Berliner Zeitung 1/2015
"...with natural grace, delightful tone-painting"- Antje Rößler, Piano News 1/2016
"Sami Väänänen's finely articulated playing highlighted the colours of Melartin"- Antje Rößler, Piano News 1/2016

Sami Väänänen

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