Vasily Popov is a sensitive cellist with wonderful dynamic range and colorful bow strokes who has already made a name for himself in Russia . . .
Mozartean clarity with heart-felt personal expression . . .
Music charged with fire and ice . . .
Cecilia Porter, Washington Post
An extremely fine and inspiring musician . . . His motivation, creativity, and imagination as well as his ability to work with others make him an excellent chamber partner . . .
He is a very well schooled cellist with high technical niveau. He posesses a natural musicality and an admirable sense of style . . .
Great sense of style and brilliant technique . . . a talented and creative teacher. . .
You have given a gift that will stay with us always . . .
(J., Levine Music student)
Great and inspiring teacher and coach . . .
(S., Georgetown University student)
Working with you is lots of fun . . .
(E., Private studio student)
I think every week how lucky we are to have you as our teacher. I learn a lot from our lessons - about cello, about music and about how to teach a child.
(R., Private studio student)