BROOKLYN ART SONG SOCIETY | AMERICAN ICONOCLASTS: NED ROREM

‘Pianist Daniel Zelibor was a strong partner throughout this group, whether exhaling an impressionistic fog to envelop the voice or pounding out a drunken waltz to goad the singer’s rage.’

- David Wright, New York Classical Review

“Zelibor was as stylish and accomplished a pianist as his two colleagues, the alternating chords of ‘Clouds’ transporting all heavenward in music as atmospheric as any Rorem ever composed.”

- Rick Perdian, Seen and Heard International

Joan Chiverton Illustration

Joan Chiverton Illustration

 
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CARNEGIE HALL | Recital WITH JARRETT OTT

“Ott’s performance and Zelibor’s diaphanous playing will stay with me for some time; I look forward to their future engagements together.”

- Joel Rozen, Parterre Box

 

TOCCATA CLASSICS | TANSMAN RECORDING, VOL. 2

Jeyson Paez Photography

Jeyson Paez Photography

“As in the first volume in this series […], the brilliant young American pianist Danny Zelibor proves an ideal exponent of this music, not only in the way he instinctively seems to grasp the essence of the composer’s often elusive idiom, but also in the way he infuses the music with the last ounce of character, color, and excitement. With his own first-rate program notes and Toccata’s splendid recorded sound, this hugely enjoyable collection is clearly one to treasure.” 

- Jim Svejda, Fanfare

“Danny Zelibor, an authoritative exponent of this repertoire, proves an equally perceptive booklet guide.” 

- Jonathan Woolf, MusicWeb International

 

Toccata Classics | Tansman Recording, vol. 1

Jeyson Paez Photography

Jeyson Paez Photography

- “Danny Zelibor, in his excellent booklet deftly characterising each piece, for instance describes the harmonies of the Sept Préludes as ‘at one turn just shy of a Gershwin song or Scriabin prelude, and at the next [becoming] dense stacks of sound that climb up three staves’. Tansman’s compelling Sonata rustica embraces neo-classicism, jazz and polytonality, often chasing between them within a few bars. Not all the works here are as distinctive or memorable as these but Zelibor shows them in the best possible light.”

- Jeremy Nicholas, Gramophone

“Unlike many pianists who came before him, Zelibor has a feel for the gentle lyricism and the delicate emotionality of these early works and allows them to gradually unfold with great empathy and a remarkable precision to his playing.”

- Salvatore Pichireddu, ArtistXite

“Zelibor is absolutely spot-on in this music, capturing perfectly the balance between Tansman’s earthy syncopations and French-influenced harmonies, particularly evident in the sonata’s second movement.”

- Lynn René Bayley, Fanfare