MusicWeb International, Jan. 2014

Review of Piazzolla, Tango Nuevo CD Tomas Cotik's arrangements for violin and piano on the present disc offer a much clearer glimpse of what Piazzolla might have achieved if he had concentrated on art rather than glamour. Buenos Aires-born Cotik, with no little help from pianist Tao Lin and one or two other high-calibre arrangers, turns the class up and the sleaze down. Cotik even breathes life into the knacker's own Oblivion and Libertango.... there is no question that this disc is, by some distance, Naxos's best Piazzolla recording, one which probably gives the music connoisseur a good fifty percent of all the Piazzolla he or she needs to know. Byzantion READ MORE