Beste's playing combines a beautiful, round, glowing sound with an authoritative and pleasant musical presence, as could be seen and heard at the pit in our production of "Dialogues de Carmelites".
Music Director of the Opéra National de Lorraine
Composer and Conductor
Chair of Jazz Department, HFMT Hamburg
Beste Toparlak was invited to perform on a Record for Hamburg’s Public Radio and Television Broadcaster, the NDR’s “Young Talents” Program as a Solo Harpist and that is such a reason for us to be proud of having her in our Academy.
President of HFMT, Hamburg - Germany
Beste Toparlak is one of the greatest young talents in the field of harp and will undoubtedly contribute heavily to classical music at the European and international level over the course of her career.
Pianist and Composer
She was a consummate professional throughout the process. More specifically, she was thoroughly prepared at rehearsals, reliable, conscientious and artistically engaged at all points in the process. She was a joy to perform with and I would gladly work with her again.
Conductor & Music Director of Maryland Symphony Orchestra
Beste is thoroughly Professional harpist with a wide repertoire including harp solos, chamber music and concertos. She also has vast orchestral experience.
Distinguished Professor of Music
Beste has studied in my class in Hamburg for 2 years. She is a very sensitive musician with a great musicality and a solid technique.
Xavier de Maistre
Former Principal Harp of Vienna Philharmonic
Gary Thor Wedow
Conductor and Juilliard School F. M., NY
She is truly one of the best in the world !
The Queen City, Charlotte