“Phantasievoll und Poetisch starken pianistischen Rhetorik.“
„Atlantischer Bruckenbau“, Annette Lamberty 2004

W. GULGOWSKI: 13 Works for Piano
Nominated for a Swedish Grammy-Award
“Powerful and in the same time deeply sensitive playing”
Jönköpingsposten 2003

THE DREAM AGE- Music of Lars Ekström
“The concerto features Niklas Sivelov as a pianistic hero, no less!”
Sonoloco 2002

W. PETERSON-BERGER, Flowers of Frösö Island.
On best selling list in Sweden and highest mark in the Penguin Guide.

”Sparkling performance- Naxos best”
Classical Web 2002

PIANOMUSIC Vol. II , Summer Sketches. Rangström, Milveden, Seymer a.o
“Sivelov proves a bright-eyed and subtle champion of this music”
Music Web 2001

ENGLUND, First Piano Concerto Turku P.O. / Jorma Panula
Nominated for Best 20-Century recording in Cannes
”I can virtually guarantee that you would enjoy finding yourself part of that audience, and I commend this disc to you with all possible enthusiasm”
Fanfare 2000

“A major recording of a major composer, at much less than a major price-what could be better than that?”
Classics Today 2000

”Excellent recordings of three of Englund’s finest works…Strongly recommended.”
Gramophone 2000

”uberzeugend, präzise und differenziert im anschlag” 2003 Christian Vitalis

BEETHOVEN/LISZT, Transcriptions of Symphonies nr. 1& 3 Eroica
“Impressive Sivelov-makes the immensly difficult pianopart sound easy”
Göteborgsposten 1999

SCHUMANN, Piano Works
“New life to the piano music of Schumann-intense and dramatic”
Norra Västerbotten 1998

”A lot of Florestanian drama”
Fonoforum 1999

STENHAMMAR, Piano Works.
On Best Selling List in Sweden. Received highest mark in the Penguin guide.
”he (Sivelov) clearly has feeling for this music, and his techniqe is commanding”
BBC Music Magazine 1998

”a lucid and dedicated advocate of his countryman’s music”.
Fanfare 1998

“Like Stenhammar, Sivelov is himself both pianist and composer. This becomes evident listening to this recording. The interpretation is imaginative, very personal and strongly shaped.”
Janos Solyom in Månadsjournalen 1997

BERWALD, Piano Concerto Helsingborg S.O. / Okko Kamu
Rewarded with the French Diapason d’Or
“Niklas Sivelöv proves an accomplished and intelligent soloist whose account is thoroughly recommended”
Gramophone, 1996

”Niklas Sivelöv is surely one of those players one hears first on Naxos, and later on in higher-priced spreads. He has a definite, active and distinctive point of view concerning this concerto, which is largely responsible for its effectiveness and high character”
Fanfare 1996

“One can hardly believe the level of performance by Sivelov. The Berwald concerto reborn!”
Dagens Nyheter 1996