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  • "...a beautiful reworking - haunted, spare and profoundly elegiac...the Chamber Domaine players conducted by Thomas Kemp capture its fragile essence perfectly...The performances are full of exuberance and irresistible verve."  The Guardian****

  • "The playing by Chamber Domaine conducted by Thomas Kemp was all one could wish for."   The Yorkshire Post *****

  • "This interleaving of chamber and chamber orchestral items pleasurably distils the Sibelian essence...keenly expressive."  The Sunday Times

  • "..a fascinating recital.  Thomas Kemp's ever-reliable Chamber Domaine play with consummate assurance, insightful detail, pleasing feeling and verve in a vividly framed recording.  Strongly recommended."  Classical Ear *****

  • "Nicky Spence flatters the tenor lines, while the musicians of Chamber Domaine capture the moody luminosity of the score."  The Financial Times

  • "Committed performances from Chamber Domaine, definitely an ensemble from whom much can be expected, under the incisive leadership of Thomas Kemp. The Gramophone

  • "Nicky Spence is a superb soloist here - elegant expressive lines and firm sense of pitch...Chamber Domaine is excellent throughout...The recordings are outstanding in their vivid clarity and life-like balance."  BBC Music Magazine*****

  • "The recording quality is as outstanding as the performances:  Chamber Domaine is surely a group with which any composer would be ecstatic to work."  International Record Review

  • "The star of the show is the young British violinist and conductor Thomas Kemp. He directs highly persuasive performances...drawing precise elegant playing that's high on expressivity from his Chamber Domaine Ensemble...He displays a remarkable variety of tone...playing that's lyrical yet assertive and there's a real sense of sincerity to his glowing interpretations" The Strad

  • “…a wealth of timbral subtlety…utterly magical…a tremendous sense of vitality and commitment.”  The Gramophone 

  • Chamber Domaine brilliantly demonstrated the thrill of players successfully climbing Mount Everest…with exhilarating bravery and expressive force.”  The Times*****

  • Chamber Domaine has, once again, combined intense virtuosity, quiet contemplation and passion in a series of performances on this recording bringing its name sharply to the forefront of modern musical ensembles.”  Tempo

  • …intriguing and ambitious programming…unabashed lushness” The New York Times

  • “…utterly fascinating…One cannot say enough for the musical sensitivity as well a the virtuosity… Chamber Domaine is the British equivalent of Eighth Blackbird.”  Fanfare

  • “A virtuoso stunt of technique and imagination…exuberant commitment.” The Times*****

  • despatched with all the requisite virtuosity…a splendidly contrasted programme.” Musical Pointers

  • "Beautifully lyrical, wonderfully rude, these are musicians that know how to enjoy themselves.”  The Strad

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