“The effects-rich score by composers Sonya Belousova and Giona Ostinelli... puts us in her head during intense scenes and starts allowing scraps of dialogue that challenge the morality of her judge-jury-executioner agenda"
The Hollywood Reporter
"The rape scene is difficult to watch, and Noelle’s catatonic initial response is vividly rendered by Sonya Belousova’s unnerving score"
"Fantastic original score by Sonya Belousova… The visuals, dance and music all come together to create something that will linger in the viewer’s mind for a long time.”
"M.F.A. is further proof that the composing team of Sonya Belousova and Giona Ostinelli is one of the more innovative and exciting to listen to working today... Giona and Sonya do something different here and deliver an acid trip of a score which should not be missed"
International Film Music Critics
"The Mist is fascinating and addictive composition, a superb score on its own and one of the most affecting parts of the show in context. Once again Giona Ostinelli & Sonya Belousova deliver an exceptional composition. The Mist is a complex and complete score that you shouldn’t miss under any circumstances"
International Film Music Critics
“Acclaimed composer & pianist Sonya Belousova’s Player Piano video series – executive produced by none other than Stan “The Man” Lee - has a new edition and it’s a terrific composition and performance. Fans will want to listen to this on repeat.”
“When she’s not writing music for plays and operas, Sonya Belousova, a wildly accomplished Russian composer and pianist, creates music videos”
The Huffington Post
"Pursuing Him” uses heavy synths and almost sultry breaths to create a feeling of anticipation, as though a chase is taking place and we’re not sure who is going to be caught"
“Sonya Belousova might just be an Inhuman… Musical genius”
The Mary Sue
“The musical numbers are insanely catchy”
“Fans will feel like they’ve grabbed a Super Star when they hear Sonya Belousova’s latest composition”
“There is very little that is pretty about this piece, but it is thoroughly compelling. The movements are large, but awkward, and the daughters almost resemble marionettes manipulated by their controlling matriarch. Despite this, there is nothing that feels cartoonish, thanks in large part to the fantastic original score by Sonya Belousova. The visuals, dance and music all come together to create something that will linger in the viewer's mind for a long time”
“Awesomely unique arrangement… Masterful”
“Wunderkind Sonya Belousova”
“Accompanied by Sonya Belousova’s techno sounding original score, this thought-provoking piece questions whether we have all become “surrogates,” unable to think and act for ourselves. Wearing tutus, three female dancers are accompanied by their male partners who move them about by grabbing hold of their ponytails”
"Sonya Belousova's 'Star Wars' Ultimate Piano Medley Is Out of This World"
“Sonya Belousova’s medley of Star Wars songs is mind-blowing. It never sounded so good”
"Belousova is good, incredibly good!"
"The House of Bernarda Alba is must-see entertainment... Plotnikov’s visually stunning The House of Bernarda Alba utilizes his familiar but unconventional style, the piece further breaks from tradition with some brief dialogue. Composer Sonya Belousova’s original score adds to the drama, giving it an eerie and haunting quality"
“Composer & pianist Sonya Belousoav always puts her own style into the piece, and well, its’ pretty incredible. Listen for yourself”
“Audiences were blown away by the eccentric, wide range of Sonya Belousova’s original score, striking a rich parallel to
Viktor Plotnikov’s unique choreography”
The Festival Ballet Providence
“Let composer Sonya Belousova warp your senses”
“Stop everything and listen to this NOW… Incredible”
“Sonya Belousova is one of today’s most accomplished young composers and pianists… She charmed us”
“Sonya Belousova’s latest masterpiece… The music is the real star”
The Mary Sue
“Sonya Belousova’s arrangement stands out as truly unique”
“Just Belousova's talent alone, without the whole production side of things, is worth it”
"In the case of Sonya Belousova, it seems that this piano virtuoso may have just found the sweet spot. In an impressive showing of skill, Belousova plays a series of Super Mario themes on a piano thats been aesthetically transformed into a Nintendo. The music is certainly far more accessible, if not more entertaining, than playing Liszt’s Concert Etudes on a 9-foot Steinway. Not only does Belousova give brilliant performances of these pieces, she’s also responsible for their excellent arrangements — indeed, the renowned pianist is also known for her compositional chops, and has won multiple international composition and piano competitions, including the first prize at the Rodion Shchedrin’s Piano & Composition Competition. She was also awarded the Russian Ministry of Culture Award, deemed the most prestigious Russian ward granted on the basis of exceptional talent”
“Festival Ballet Providence reaches new heights with “The House of Bernarda Alba,” taken from a play by Federico Garcia Lorca, choreographed by Viktor Plotnikov, with an original score by Sonya Belousova”
“Spectacular” might often be used online to attract the eye of readers, but in Sonya Belousova's case, the word is truly appropriate"
Geeks Are Sexy
“Stunning Original Arrangements”
The Daily Dot
“Belousova flawlessly mimics an entire orchestra with just two hands and her piano keys as she plays her beautiful, original arrangements”
The Mary Sue
“Piano Virtuoso… Russian-born composer & pianist Sonya Belousova shows off her more whimsical side… Not only does Belousova give brilliant performances, she’s also responsible for excellent arrangements”
“Dramatically intriguing, musically electrifying… Sensation”
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