Press

Press Acclaim
(Review Excerpts)

With Orchestra:

The Juilliard Orchestra
"Energetic yet always poised..."
-Dennis Rooney, The Strad

Singapore Symphony Orchestra
"...Poetic, eloquent..."
-Lionel Choi, The Straits Times (Singapore)

Cape Symphony Orhchestra
“…performed with passion and soulful expression…”
-Anne Crebo, Cape Cod Times (Cape Cod, MA)

Symphony Pro Musica
"Her skills, understanding and talent for so formidable an instrument as the cello stamp her an artist in her own right."
-Lorraine Mendelsohn, Sentinel & Enterprise (Fitchburg, MA)

"Particularly noteworthy were her gorgeous tone and always sensible way with phrases. The playing of the many lyrical passages in the concerto was always in impeccable taste."
-Kevin Gabriel, Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, MA)

In Recital:

Hong Kong Rising Star Series
"...She inevitably is going to rise up to that rare pantheon of great cellistsÄ[She has] dashing control of her instrumentÄMs. Law showed a sensitivity almost unheard of for such a splendid young artist."
-Harry Rolnick, South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

Chamber Ensemble:

Musicians From Marlboro
"The violist Yu Jin and the cellist Wendy Law, both accomplished, powerful players, seemed to relish the work’s more obsessive passages."
"Ms. Law’s surpassingly sweet solos..."
-Steve Smith, The New York Times (New York, NY) 

"Wendy Law, cello ....fiercely intense."
"It is clear Ms. Law owes at least some of her interpretive power to the memory of Rostropovich."
"Ms. Law was a good sport, intoning her few passages with broad humor."
"Ms. Law ... demonstrated an admirably controlled intensity."
-Fred Kirshnit, The New York Sun (New York, NY) 

The Amaryllis String Quartet
"The Octet's performance was the most satisfying and complete, with Pamela Frank as first violin, the most exuberant with Yo-Yo Ma and Wendy Law laying down a passionate bass line."
-Ellen Pfeifer, The Boston Herald (Boston, MA)

"'The Amaryllis String Quartet are true music makers who play with passionate commitment. It is obvious that they have lived together with music while retaining their own individuality. Their vitality and youth is refreshing.' These are the words of Yo Yo Ma, who has been an active force in the lives of these four artists."
-Vineyard Gazette (Martha's Vineyard, MA)

Additional Reviews: (click on the links below)

The Flying Inkpot October 16, 1999
The South China Morning Post December 20, 1996
The Boston Herald May 14, 1996
Telegram & Gazette October 31, 1994

Quotes About Ms. Law:
"Your cello gave a voice to our emotions at a time where words were simply not enough to express how deeply we mourn the loss of colleagues, friends and loved ones. Your performance was a vivid demonstration of the power of music to transcend language and culture and to bring people together."
-Kofi A. Annan, Secretary General of the United Nations

"Wendy Law is one of the best young cellists of her generationÄ[Her playing is]
riveting and profoundly artistic."
-Benjamin Zander, Conductor, Boston Philharmonic Orchestra

"Her artistry is a special blend of virtuosity, deeply felt sounds, and a fine imagination."
-Joel Krosnick, Cellist of Juilliard String Quartet

"Ms. Law is a remarkably gifted and accomplished artist. She plays the instrument with a splendid command and dramatic flair. She is a very communicative performer, and engaging and reliable."
-Laurence Lesser, President Emeritus of the New England Conservatory

"First Class Playing!"
-Harvey Shapiro, Cello faculty of the Juilliard School

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