Alban Gerhardt has received three Echo Klassik Awards for his recordings of the Reger Sonatas and Suites on Hyperion. Other awards include the Midem Classic Award in 2006 for his Hyperion debut recording with concertos by Enescu, Dohnányi and d’Albert; the Echo Classics Prize in 2003 for his MDG Gold recording of Rubinstein’s First Cello Concerto; and the Echo Classics Prize in 1998 for his Harmonia Mundi recording of Brahms sonatas.


No praise is too high for
Alban Gerhardt’s musicianship,
commitment and technique…

— International Record Review


Alban is at all times
master of the cello, oscillating
miraculously between
discipline and freedom.

— Die Welt, Germany


Gerhardt’s playing is supple,
richly coloured and articulated
with the utmost finesse.

— The Daily Telegraph


Gerhardt’s impassioned,
dulcet-toned performances are
exemplary, rescuing fine music
from undeserved neglect.

— The Sunday Times


Alban Gerhardt is no
lofty aristocrat of the cello.
He throbs and hugs in
kaleidoscopic hues.

— The Times


Alban Gerhardt flourishes
with cello personality, radiant
colour and untiring eloquence.

— Der Tagesspiegel, Germany


Alban Gerhardt is one of
the most inquisitive, versatile
and, above all, best cello
virtuosos of our time.

— Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany