"A great talent, both as instrumentalist and musician... a virtuoso... and shows a wide spectrum of deep emotions and understanding for the musical structure."
- Ralf Gothoni, pianist, composer and conductor
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"For me, though, Chen's drily witty performance of Alkan's Le festin d'Esope at another Dublin venue, the Hugh Lane Gallery has stayed longer in the memory than anything else."
- Michael Dervan, International Piano Magazine
"The grand gesture, whether of gorgeously full tone or daring velocity, seems to be at the heart of Chen’s approach to romantic repertoire. The eagerness with which he launched himself into the most daunting of challenges suggests a fiery temperament, and the necessary elements of technique are there to support it."
- The Irish Times