News & Reviews
Steven Turpin, Classical Music Coordinator and host - Indiana Public Radio
The Spirit, by Phyllis Roth, New York, March 2019
"Marjan Kiepura and Jane Knox Kiepura returned to Club 76 in New York City.... Marjan, a gifted concert pianist ...is best known for his interpretation of Chopin, the quintessential "romantic" composer, kept us in awe with his recital; Jane Knox-Kiepura, recited a selection of poetry from world famous writers including Sir Walter Scott's Lochinvar, Hilaire Belloc's Tarantella, and the hilarious Dorothy Parker's Symptom Recital, The False Friends and One Perfect Rose. It was a delightful afternoon for all."
"That one is so deep! Thanks for your beautiful playing and also interesting introduction." On Chopin Mazurka Op. 7, No. 3 performed by Marjan Kiepura on YouTube. Posted by Meche Kroop, noted New York City based music critic - August 2018.
"Kiepura speaks Chopin's Polish rhythmic language fluently, as a mother tongue." Jonathan Bellman - American Record Guide.
"Mr. Kiepura's fingers adroitly floated over the keys a combination of insouciance and Polish brio!" March 8, 2017 Concert, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York City, Nino Pantano - Brooklyn Discovery, Brooklyn, New York
Marjan Kiepura plays and radiates the music of Chopin from the depth of his soul." Salmon Media Press, Laura Brown, Editorial Assistant - The Littleton Courier, Sept 9, 2015, Concert, Bethlehem, New Hampshire.
"...this CD makes a strong, individual and lasting impression." Jessica Duchen - Pianist Magazine, London.
"Marjan Kiepura is a highly gifted pianist...Here is Chopin played from the heart with a real feeling for the mazurka rhythm" BBC Radio 3, London "Essential Classics" hosted by Rob Cowan.
"...(Marjan Kiepura)...played with impressive empathy and an energetic response to the character rhythms of Chopin's writing." BBC Radio 3's "CD Review" with critic Andrew McGregor, reviewing mazurkas from Marjan Kiepura's Chopin CD, Images of a Homeland.
Marjan Kiepura in Concert with Elysium - between Two Continents. A program of Stefan Zweig and Frederic Chopin Nino Pantano - Brooklyn Discovery, Brooklyn, New York
"Sounds in the Sanctuary Series" at the Bethlehem Hebrew Center, Bethlehem New Hampshire Sept 9, 2015: Salmon Press Media
"Last month we had an enthusiastic audience for our first concert of this music series with the noted pianist Marjan Kiepura and narrator Jane Knox. Mr. Kiepura's pianistic virtuosity, ability to create an array of tonal colors, and sensitive interpretations of works of Chopin provided an uplifting experience.
"SUNDAY MUSIC SERIES" - New York City - Sept 20, 2015
Our Lady of Good Counsel-St. Thomas More Bulletin
"Pianist and Littleton resident Marjan Kiepura gives brilliant dynamic concert performance in Gorham, NH" Elizabeth Hill special to "The Courier", Littleton, New Hampshire
Images of a Homeland: The Music of Frederic Chopin 92nd Street Y's 60+ program, New York
"We had a full house last Wednesday night to hear Marjan Kiepura play a number of Chopin and Bartok works, together with narrator Jane Knox-Kiepura. Marjan Kiepura brought Chopin's homeland to life with his performance of Chopin masterpieces." Surroundings Art Gallery Newsletter, Sandwich, New Hampshire, Wednesday Evening Piano Recital Series
"Marjan Kiepura offered a moving piano (introduction) of...pieces by Bartok and Chopin."
The Conway Daily Sun, NH: Holocaust Remembrance Service, Bethlehem, NH, April 23, 2017.
Review of master class and workshop on Frederic Chopin
by Marjan Kiepura at the Vivace School of Music, St Johnsbury, Vermont
Ohio Light Opera symposium, by Harry Forbes - August 16, 2016
Review by Steven Turpin: Classical Music Coordinator/Morning Musicale Host, Indiana Public Radio
Marta Eggerth: My Life, My Song
- Marta Eggerth, Legendary Soprano, Talks About Vienna, Career - Manuela Hoelterhoff, Bloomberg, Nov. 21 2005
- Singing from Life - Brian Kellow salutes Marta Eggerth in Opera, September 2005
- Heard for Eight Decades, Her Voice Doesn't Waver -- New York Times feature article by Anne Midgette August 10, 2005
- Opera Now review May/June 2005 by George Hall
- Opera News review June 2005 by F. Paul Driscoll
- Amazon.com - Editorial Review - 2005 - by Edith Eisler