....Romanenko's (arrangement of Bach's )Chaconne ...is about as close as humanly possible to the violin original, preserving even the original voicings of chords almost all the time...”

— San Francisco Classical Voice

...it was a performance full of thrills, and it received a well-deserved ovation.”

— San Francisco Classical Voice

...Alexei Romanenko... (gave) the sterling account to the Barber's Cello Sonata...”

— The Boston Globe

...Romanenko's lamenting harmonics seemed wrung not from steel strings but a single stretched nerve fiber that sang the sadness of the world.”

— The Boston Globe

...exciting young cellist from Vladivostok...”

— Boston Phoenix

Without a doubt, this was an evening of powerful music making....the audience got a "he-man" portion of the cello repertory presented by an astonishingly fine cellist...”

— Montgomery Advertiser

The times when music and musician and musical instrument combine to form an almost mystical union are rare. One such occassion came...when Alexei Romanenko dazzled with his playing of Zoltan Kodaly's Sonata for solo cello.”

— Boston Herald

Alexei Romanenko is a cellist of exceptional talent” - Bernard Greenhouse, cellist
''Mill Valley Chamber Music Society's third concert of the new season brought to a full-house audience a varied program of cello scores, impeccably performed by Alexei Romanenko”

— North Bay Classical Music

Thanks to arranger Douglas Moore, we experienced a round-robin cello quartet version of the famous "Rococo Variations" by Tchaikovsky! David Starkweather, Alexei Romanenko, Selma Gokcen, and Brook Whitehouse alternated as soloists...It was a truly unforgettable experience.”

— Classical Voice of North Carolina