"...something of a tour de force..."DAVE SIMPSON - THE GUARDIAN
"... Hair-raising and fantastic...."NEIL McCORMICK - THE TELEGRAPH
Dominic knew exactly what he wanted to elicit in terms of phrasing, diction and colour - and achieved itSir John Elliot Gardiner
"...Dominic Peckham is a man on a mission to get more people singing...Peckham has not only the requisite hip-and-grooviness to endear him to the slightly more cynical singers, but the passion about his subject to convey that message...
...The infectious rhythms and physical movements together with Peckham’s vocal direction get even the most reluctant of people bursting into song..."Jonathan Wikely - Music Teacher Magazine
The ensemble is certainly enjoying an unprecedented revival fired with Dominic’s enthusiasmSandra Dick - Edinburgh Evening News
no surprise that there were almost no empty seats…immediately effective and approachablePeter Low - The Buxton Advertiser
An inspiring presenceThe National Youth Choirs of Great Britain
Dominic Peckham shaped a truly sublime sound providing a lush, sweet tone and seamlessly shifted between moodsMiranda Heggie - The Herald
"...The Merchant Voices’ novelty opening saw the choir thronged around the walls of the concert hall, with their musical director, Dominic Peckham, rousing and waving them into song while wildly stamping up and down the aisles.
As they flailed their arms and pretended to honk car horns during an arrangement of Lennon and McCartney’s Drive My Car, there was not a straight face in the house. But they proved they could do more than just make us laugh: their rendition of the traditional Irish folk song She Moved Through the Fair was as wistful as the sentiment of the lyrics..."Amy Parker - The Herald
"...If you want people who have never sung before to sing, give them a challenge. That seems to be the philosophy of director Dominic Peckham.. gutsy, raw and exciting. No pretensions here. The sheer physicality of his performances compensated for any lack of vocal training.
In Peckham, too, there is a latent star. His super-clear direction of both the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra ensemble – integral to the Searle score – and his eager choir was energising and energising..."Kenneth Walton - The Scotsman
World Premier of Oliver Searle’s ‘Pride, Poverty and Pianos’
"...There is a freshness and vitality from Dominic which communicates to the audience, and the whole effect is vibrant..."Making Music UK