"...her way was pianistic, stressing tonal richness and inflection, and a generous deployment of nuance and dynamic gradations..."
"...a noteworthy impression with its lapidarian, clarion-like delivery of ornamentation..."
"...her delivery had real concentration and communicative power."
"...the Theme [of Jean-Philippe Rameau's Gavotte and Six Variations ] was presented with winning clarity, and as the sequence of variants snowballed, the vortex accumulated winning drama and continuity."
"Ms. Suzuki's graciously winning and humorous treatement [of Kabalevsky's Sonata No.3]...the phrasing was deftly pointed, the rhythms lively but relaxed and an appealing nuanced tone quality..."
---New York Concert Review
"...perfect balance of drama, intensity and beauty..."
"...thousands of finesses, a very lyrical warm tone and a great sense of humor..."
---IBLA Grand Prize International Competition (Italy)
"Noriko's clear playing makes the nuances of each era come alive in a truly expressive performance."
"...her concert proved a tour de force of pianistic virtuosity...displays an extraordinary talent..."
---Leslie Dreyer, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
"The audience leaped to their feet in a standing ovation as pianist Noriko Suzuki concluded the first half of the program with a performance of Chopin's Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise Brillante."
---The Rangeley Highlander, Maine (USA)
"Pianist Noriko Suzuki, who was also conductor of New York Theatre Ballet's chamber orchestra, was a distinct asset..."
---Back Stage (USA)
"NorikoSuzuki's spirited Schumann piano solo is another highlight."
"...Noriko Suzuki's confident and well-paced rendering of Chopin's nocturne in C sharp minor..."
---The Dance Insider(USA)