"Characterful sparkle.....redolent of Horowitz."
"Her strengths lie in rich lyricism, as the Schumann Fantasy shows....The Scriabin has finely spun details....I admire that she shapes the movement like an ice sculpture in its supreme clarity."
- American Record Guide
"Throughout the work it seems Arakawa misses no subtlety on the composer's emotional and intellectual canvas. This is fine – no, superb pianism that, if I can judge from this single performance, could place Ms. Arakawa among the finest interpreters of Schumann's solo piano works. ........A tremendously enjoyable recording! Highest recommendations!"
- Classical Net
"Arakawa delights in the rhetorical effects the piece thrusts forward, including Schumann's impulsive treatment of syncopations and counterpoint.....Arakawa savors the color scheme of this huge piece with obvious ardor."
- Audiophile Audition
"Arakawa has a strong feeling for the intensities and frequent mood changes of Romantic music, producing a heartfelt, deeply affection reading of Schumann's Op. 17 Fantasie."
- Info Dad
"Arakawa again demonstrated her impeccable technique......an amazing tour de force.."
- The Record
"Chamber Music Festival presents Arakawa in concert"
"Maestros de la música clásica se dan citan en Ribadeo la próxima semana"
- El Progreso (Galician)