"....Mesa for his recital commitments, which include his duo programmes with pianist Michelle Cann, Olga Kern, and Ilya Yakushev, as well as his new programme with the bandoneonist and composer JP Jofre....."

The Stard

".... Tommy Mesa has been awarded with a Sphinx Medal of Excellence, one of the highest honours bestowed by the Sphinx Organization. He is one of three recipients alongside soprano Aundi Marie Moore and composer Joel Thompson...."

The Strad

"....Tommy Mesa dreamed of playing the drums, then unexpectedly fell in love with the (nearly human) sound of the cello. As part of our video series, WRTI Presents Astral, this Cuban-American Astral Artist recently visited the WRTI Performance Studio and played three works...."

Susan Lewis

“…Do not hold your breath for Yo-Yo Ma to record this repertoire, for the just-as-excellent Mesa has the field entirely to himself.”