Alexander's interpretation of Beethoven was reminiscent of Gilels at his memorable best... His splendidly bracing and virtuosic performance was replete with rhythmic vitality and spiritual communication- in the same distinctive company, if you will, as Katchen, Masselos, Richter, and Eliso Virsaladze.
American Record Guide
"Petrushka," a monstrous beast to most pianists, seemed simply a play toy to him, albeit a musical and imaginative play toy. One senses the pianist having fun with it, delighting in the ballet's characters and celebrating what was a brilliant finale to a superb recital. Bravo!