"They play like one, with a harmony of porpose as sure as their intonation."Guy RickardsGramophone
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"Her seamless, singing legato lines above the staff amount to a masterclass in control and deep listening."
"The cellist and pianist brilliantly address the music's intense rhythmic interplay and extended lyrical passages."Jed DistlerGramophone
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"A brilliant introduction to a cellist whose passion for music is as evident as her artistry and talent."
"First Day is a mixtape of the highest calibre: one cannot listen to the album without feeling lighter, brighter, and thoroughly wooed by end of it."Joanne LamI care if you listen
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"...when she breaks into a little Poulenc song at the end, the listener is likely to have to be restrained from taking off into the stratosphere. "James ManheimAllmusic
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"Metcalf has a lovely tone and fine legato. An excellent CD."The Whole Note
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"Laura Metcalf’s new cello recital spans the globe with greater ease than any frequent flier.."

"There are almost too many highlights to mention separately. "Brian ReinhartMusicweb International
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