“The brilliance and virtuosity that this Dominican violinist portrays is an expression of an exceptional internal purity”
El País, Uruguay
“The admiration her talent awakens wherever she performs has made her into an authentic Ambassador of her home country”
El Economista, España
“The monumental Chaconne from Bach’s Partita No. 2 in D minor unfolded with
particular assurance and structural clarity.” (Carnegie Hall Debut)
“She delighted the audience with her high level performance wowing the audience performing the Four Seasons by A. Piazzolla”
"She may be young, but Aisha Syed Castro, a 27-year-old violinist from the Dominican Republic, filled the air with a powerful elegance that grabbed the audience’s hearts when she gave a recital in Seoul."
KOREA JOONGANG DAILY, SOUTH KOREA
"The magic of the city, the fine choice of repertoire and Aisha Syed's charm, were a perfect mix to make the Dominican violinist's debut in Prague unforgettable."
RADIO PRAHA, CZECH REPUBLIC
"In the Brahms violin concerto, Syed gave every written note its exact place."
EL DIARIO, ARGENTINA
"Lengthy ovations and a double encore after her performances were proof of the success with which the young Dominican violinist debuted in Cuba accompanied by the Camerata Romeu orchestra. The occassion showed the virtuosity that characterises her" RADIO MUSICAL NACIONAL
"She played herself full of passion and virtuosic devotion in the hearts of the Frankfurtians and earned their bursting with power”
FRANKFURTER NEUE PRESSE, GERMANY
"Lovers of the violin were enthralled on Tuesday night by a performance by Aisha Syed Castro."
THE NATIONAL, UAE
"Syed's crystalline tone soared and intelligent rendering of Beethoven's difficult string writing was striking"
FT. LAUDERDALE CONNEX, USA
"A first class violinist Aisha Syed Castro; sensitivity, art and an admirable and youthful passion for the difficult violin concerto by Sibelius"
EL MERCURIO, ECUADOR
"Violin virtuoso, Aisha Syed Castro performs in the capital"
CORREIO BRAZILIENSE, BRAZIL
"Meanwhile, Gypsy Airs required a sophisticated technique and extreme speed by the young violinist which she managed with ease"
LOKAL-NACHRICHTEN, BERN, SWITZERLAND
"Aisha Syed Castro literally made her violin “sing” "
LIVE OUT LOUD MAGAZINE LOS ANGELES, USA
"Aisha dazzles with her talent"
EL NUEVO HERALD, USA
"Performed admirably well"
MUSIC OMH, GSTAAD, SWITZERLAND
"However in the hands of Syed -when she did reach the part where the violin was left to its own devices- the audience was treated to a master class in the violin"
SUN NEWS MIAMI, USA
"The future of classical music in Dominican Republic has a name: Aisha Syed". These prophetic words foretold by the late maestro Carlos Piantini when Aisha Syed was just a teenager, today are a reality"