"A consummate musician, Kaler is in total control at all times, with a peerless mastery of his violin."
"You will never hear the violin played more perfectly...Kaler displays a complete virtuoso arsenal, rhythmic vitality, warmth of tone and sentiment."
"Kaler's recordings of the Paganini Caprices are in a class by themselves and combining the perfection, passion and phrase sculpting of Michael Rabin with the energy, excitement and immediacy of Jascha Heifetz"
"A magician, bewitching our ears."
"Ilya Kaler is an explosive virtuoso who assaults the ears and compels with his sheer fluency."