• "...something of a tour de force..."

  • " .... Roof-raising and impressive ... "

  • "... Hair-raising and fantastic...."

  • Dominic knew exactly what he wanted to elicit in terms of phrasing, diction and colour - and achieved it

    Sir John Elliot Gardiner
  • The ensemble is certainly enjoying an unprecedented revival fired with Dominic’s enthusiasm

    Sandra Dick - Edinburgh Evening News
  • no surprise that there were almost no empty seats…immediately effective and approachable

    Peter Low - The Buxton Advertiser
  • Dominic Peckham shaped a truly sublime sound providing a lush, sweet tone and seamlessly shifted between moods

    Miranda 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