"...Izquierdo is already a seasoned performer of great accomplishment. His tone is clear, warm and robust, his musicianship impeccable, and his desire and capability equally great..." Eliot Fisk, 2003
"His natural and instinctive interpretations are second to none: his virtuoso technique allows him absolute command of the instrument giving him the independence of subtle phrasing, dazzling speed, beautiful tonal control... everything." Classical Guitar Magazine, May, 2010
"...dazzling performance... a world-class player."
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 12, 2009
"Izquierdo is a very self-assured performer who demonstrated amazing technical and expressive command of the music he plays..."
Classical Guitar Magazine, Oct 2007
"...unforgettable versatility, sensitivity and sublime musicianship."
Classical Guitar Magazine, July 2007
"...the command and character of his playing lived up to the impressive credentials. His sound carried the guitar-friendly Recital Hall with power to spare. His secure technique eliminated the usual clicks, muffles and buzzes. Speed was no problem for him.
...Izquierdo is a painterly guitarist. He changes angle of attack in the right hand and moves it from bridge to fingerboard to produce a wide spectrum of sonic color. He applies it thoughtfully, to cast particular light on particular melodies..."
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov 20, 2004
"...Izquierdo is already a seasoned performer of great accomplishment. His tone is clear, warm and robust, his musicianship impeccable, and his desire and capability equally great..."
Eliot Fisk, 2003
"I have rarely seen a musical talent equal to Rene Izquierdo. He is a virtuoso guitarist and a profound musical thinker."
Benjamin Verdery, 2001
"Rene is without any question one of the finest young guitarists in the country."
Ransom Wilson, 1999
"Rene Izquierdo is one of the most promising young guitarist to come from Cuba, not only for his purist approach to technique, but for his artistic gift as an interpreter, giving him a voice of his own at such a young age."
Jesus Ortega, 1994
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