Now on her second tour of the U. S. and Canada (she returns to the
West coast in May for the second time this season), Miss Jonas continues to
receive the kind of acclaim from press and public which made her nationally
famous overnight just two seasons ago.
As Olin Downes of the New York Times said when he first heard her:
"A poet and master of her instrument. She has few equals as an interpreter
among the leading pianist of the day."
And Virgil Thomson of the New York Herald Tribune: "She is everything the
reviewers said of her last Spring — a solo pianist of the first category in any
meaning of that term."
Now Read Miss Jonas' Most Recent Reviews
"A new Polish genius of the piano
was in our midst last night. How
she did make that instrument sing!"
— Shreveport, La., Journal, October 25, 1947
PIANO TO NEW HEGHTS (Headline)
"She restored the piano to its proper
position as a musical instrument."
— Kansas City Times, October 29, 1947
"The Schubert Club provided its
patrons with a sensation in the
piano recital of Maryla Jonas."
— St. Paul Pioneer Press, November 18, 1947
MARYLA JONAS PIANO GENIUS (Headline)
"She played with the touch of genius.
She interprests music with a strength
of intellect and lyrical conception
projected only by the great. She
was called back again and again by
an audience that recognized it was
marking a milestone in Seattle's concert
— Seattle Post-Intelligencer, November 21, 1947
"She fired the enthusiasm of the
big crowd as no other pianist has
done in years."
— Seattle Tines, November 21, 1947
"A magnificent performance that
thrilled the capacity audience. She
is without question one of the great
pianists of the day."
— Spokane Chronicle, December 5, 1947
"Maryla Jonas is a thrilling return
to romantic pianism. She has a
spirit of grandeur and delicacy, a
musical imagination of infinite grace
and variety. Music of this quality
is heard only a few times in a
— Houston Post, February 7, 1948
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