Bernard Zinck

Press Reviews

"Zinck has a round and opulent tone, a vibrato bringing moments of sheer ecstasy...impeccable accuracy of pitch and acrobatics gorgeously captured."
The Strad Magazine

"Zinck is an excellent player, his technique fully equals the formidable demands of the music. Pure, sweet, expressive tone brings poetry and lyricism. Highly talented and accomplished violinist."
Strings Magazine

"Singing, sensuous, shimmering, radiant - and glowingly recommended."
Fanfare

"High on the list of essential Szyamanowski recordings...absolutely captures the mysterious and otherwordly atmosphere of the Mythes."
High Fidelity

"Bernard Zinck's playing is distinguished by superhumanly accurate intonation. He also has the technique and muscle to realize the music more passionate moments...the result is pure music."
Musical Heritage Review

"Zinck plunges into Szymanowski with intensity and plays with a shimmering tone."
Diapason

"Zinck played with strong technique and he phrased with sensitivity. His timbre was particularly eloquent and his brio winning"
The Washington Post

"Franck's famous sonata emerged with passion served up on flawless playing. Musicality and control was just as evident...gentle, lively, magical and dashing."
Classical New Jersey

"Rich sound...tasteful playing...Zinck is a bold, expressive, commanding player. Hi moves comfortably and convincingly from style to style. His interpretations are full of the nuance and detail that demand attention."
The Milwaukee Journal

"Breathtaking violin performance."
Shepherd Express

"Bernard Zinck made the phrases swell, crest and break vigorously. This is thrilling music, and also beautifully crafted.The intensity never fell."
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

"He demonstrated powerful technique, strong musical taste and an easy platform presence...rounded performances with real artistic interest.Zinck was superb, his playing had plenty of fire and he refined his tone to a whisper. His agility was staggering. The concert was a high-voltage program of concentrated and rewarding music making.
The Santa Fe New Mexican

"Quiet virtuosity and sustained grace...eloquent interpretation, the luminous product of a refined sensibility."
The Albuquerque Journal

"Excellent style in keeping with a strong sense of French tradition...eloquent and sensuous playing."
Tokyo Asahi News

"Splendid interpretation, extraordinary concert and well deserved standing ovation."
El Diario, Chihuahua

"A scintillating violinist, exceptionally gifted with a string of impressive performances to his credit...Plays with virtuosity, energy and panache...sensitive and depply moving."
Le Figaro, Paris

"A concert of rare beauty by an exceptional artist."
Dernières Nouvelles D'Alsace

"Prestigious concert. Magnificent, round and clear tone."
Centre Presse - Nord