It is fascinating to hear how a single person can bring forth such a great profusion of colours and so much personality from a single instrument.
The recording was made at London’s legendary Abbey Road studios in the presence of composer Nobuo Uematsu […] Among the highlights is a full piano concerto based on themes from Final Fantasy X, played with great sensitivity and brilliant dexterity by pianist Katharina Treutler.
This movement boasts some of the best piano playing I have ever heard on any video game music album […] perfectly complimented by the LSO.
This graceful young woman reaches powerfully to the essence of the works she interprets, bringing to them a sense of complete conviction through the marvellously delicate touch and profound sense of poetry which are to be heard in her music.
Those who listen to her and watch her play, experience that she lives and feels the music and every single note […].
Presse Fotowelt Griepentrog
Full of vitality whilst showing great precision.
One rarely hears this four movement work [Schubert’s Sonata for piano D960] interpreted with such a sense of touch and of musical architecture as it was by Katharina Treutler.
A jewel of pianistic art.
elegantly and with sparkling suppleness
Simply magical and so beautiful it makes you cry
a fascinating and colorful Liszt performer, playing with dedication
The vivacious and exuberant ‘Mephisto Waltz No. 1’ drew the most resounding ovation of the festival.
From the outset it was there. The majestic playing where instrument and pianist merged into one unit. Treutler placed every note with purpose, akin to a love letter to the composer.
Frankfurter Neue Presse
Katharina […] has a beautiful nature, captivating and profound, with strong powers of persuasion.