— Roger Piantadosi
From the moment he walked into the first rehearsal, it was evident that the process wasn’t about him,” Wood said. “He has a natural sort of fluidity to the way he conducts.
— Matt Koester
The Register-Mail (June 2019)
Enthusiasm, unique musical ideas, and thoughtful phrasings supported by commanding and expressive gestures achieved a remarkable intepretation of Glinka’s Overture to "Ruslan and Lyudmila", but even more so for Rimsky-Korsakov’s "Scheherazade".
— Alexandru Mija
Romania Radio Muzical (June 2015)
It included an astonishing, climate-changing performance of “Nataraja,” a challenging piece conducted unflinchingly by Vlad Vizireanu, one of the dozens of promising young conductors hand-picked by Maazel to work and learn at Castleton over the years, from a similarly lionhearted and lovely score by Michael-Thomas Foumai — the winner of Maazel’s 2014 Young Composer’s Forum.
— Roger Piantadosi
Rappahannock News (July 17, 2014)
Second-place finish at the Cadaqués International Conducting Competition in Spain. “He possesses a beautiful stick technique, wonderful musicianship, an astonishing memory and a growing repertoire. (Timothy Russell, professor of orchestral conducting, Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts, Arizona State)”
— Robyn Flans
Ventura County Star (January 3, 2014)
The Royal Chamber Orchestra and members of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra held on
the 2nd of Septembers's afternoon a symphonic concert in The Small Hall of the Palace.
The concert began with the accorded Prelude (from no. 1 Suite for orchestra in C Major op. 9) by George Enescu, at the end of which the conductor Vlad Vizireanu and the musicians on the stage were applauded frantically by the audience. No. 1 Concert for piano and orchestra in E flat Major S.124 by Fr. Liszt followed, with South African Ben Schoeman as a pianist. The concert ended with Symphony No. 7 in A Major, op. 92, by L. van Beethoven.
— Enescu Festival
Enescu Festival News (September 03, 2013)
The night began with the Overture to Don Giovanni, a famous work,
which Maestro Vizireanu conducted from memory.
Ample gestures, clarity, precision, and the genuine passion with which he conducted
every phrase made an impressive mark on the eager audience.
Under Vizireanu’s elegant direction, the orchestra played Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6, Pathétique. Even with the score on the podium it appeared that Maestro Vizireanu conducted the piece from memory with refined phrasing and sweeping, expressive gestures.
— Janina Bădici
Actualitatea Romaneasca (April 2012)