Debra Ayers
Debra Ayers

“The pianists’ dynamic performance of Stravinsky’s pounding rhythms and gritty dissonances was exceptional”
ABQ Journal, 2 Piano version of “Rite of Spring”

“… I think that you have the best and most natural sense of musicality I ever met. You simply “speak" the language and that makes it both pleasant and a great musical experience!”
Composer Ofer Ben-Amots

“Cellist Moskovitz played with an overall expressive, beautiful sound... Ayers played securely and with skill”
L’eco di Bergamo, International Alfredo Piatti Cello Festival, Bergamo, Italy

“players of taste and insight as well as good technicians and eager to take on unusual and even conceptual repertoire, not just standards…(an) unusual and highly recommended disc”
Craig Smith of MONTAGE’s Starry Night Project CD for Santa Fe New Mexican

"Cellist Marc Moskovitz… and pianist Debra Ayers, both part of Boston-based MONTAGE Music Society, gave the (rediscovered Zemlinsky Cello Sonata) an impassioned performance. Ayers was agile and confident, her part often more interesting and intricate than the cello’s.”
Gail Wein, Washington Post

“Terrific disc…a tour de force for American soprano Ilana Davidson: she manages everything with extraordinary ease….Debra Ayers is her fabulous accompanist. Very highly recommended.”
4 stars, Tim Ashley of the Krenek Lieder CD, The Guardian (UK)

“It’s a first-rate job!”
William Bolcom of Slavich/Ayers Colorado premiere of Bolcom Cello Sonata

“A nod toward classical ballet was provided by Balanchine’s Sonatine…with superb live piano accompaniment of the Ravel by Debra Ayers.”
Marc Shulgold, Rocky Mountain News