“Thoughtful, expansive readings of the two great Soviet cello sonatas from a young artist possessed of enviable technique and a rich broad palette.” Classical Music Magazine, April 2017

“There’s a heartfelt quality to Jamal Aliyev’s playing that comes across strongly on this debut disc…”
BBC Music Magazine, April 2017  

“… countless little touches of imaginative colour… whirling and shimmering… Thought-provoking.”
Gramophone, April 2017