“…I always enjoy immensely Elena Klionsky’s playing …”
– Mstislav Rostropovich

“Tremendous talent!”
– Isaac Stern

“Elena has solid musicality, great sensitivity, and accomplished technique. I have faith in her future success.”
– Maestro Sergiu Comissiona

“…Superb talent and ability…great skill and mastery…accomplished professional pianist…she captured the audience’s hearts and dazzled them with her playing…”
– Maestro Vakhtang Jordania

“Fantastic pianist with phenomenal technique! Exceptional interpretations of Vincent Persichetti’s piano Sonatas and piano Concerto! Can’t wait for our concerts!”
– Maestro Klauspeter Seibel

“Elena Klionsky is a thoroughly professional musician. I find her playing marvelously liberated and forceful. I can vouch for her as a musician and as a performer.”
– William Masselos (The Juilliard School)

“…highlight of the evening…great dexterity…dazzling passages…remarkable maturity and power from a slender young woman…strong emotional content in the Russian tradition…received a standing ovation…one of the most promising young pianists on the world scene…”
– Allan Chesney (Chattanooga News-Free Press)

“…technical power…clear trills, sparkling runs, dynamic contrasts and brilliant finger technique…tremendous strength and control…her vocation is her passion, and her intensity would make Bear Bryant proud…what a pleasure it is to see Ms. Klionsky’s spare decorum and her ability…what a model she is for young artists…a Klionsky concert is like a breath of fresh air after smelling false perfumes…memorable playing…”
– James Allen (The Commercial Dispatch, MS)

“…musician with command of her instrument…fluency at her natural best…”
– Bernard Holland (The New York Times)

“…Elena Klionsky immediately captivated the listeners through the loving care with which she approached the classical works, while at the same time making no attempts of injecting herself into the scene…technical bravura and heartily felt belcanto…for someone who has the talent and technique of this artist, these sheets of a salon album seem to be playing themselves…impressive art…”
– Saarbrucher Zeitung, Germany

“…Elena Klionsky took the lead and showed her talents as a pianist in a superb way…”
– Het Vaderland (Amsterdam, Holland)

“…Remarkable artist. She played with grace, elegance, technical mastery, and viruosity. The Beethoven (Sonata Opus 31 no. 2) was the highlight of the evening, and her musical insight and emotional range became more and more evident as she played each movement. As she returned again and again to the melody, there was a noticeable sigh in the audience at the beauty of the phrasing and at the subtlety and grace of her fluid technique…”
– Ronald Parlato (Real Story Publishing)