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David Patrick Stearns
Gramophone, January 2015

Young Peter Pears comes to mind during this recital that finds tenor Thomas Michael Allen out of his Baroque opera element and in a wide range of vocal and dramatic thickets that he navigates with variable success. His upper range is distinctively coloured… © 2015 Gramophone Read complete review on Gramophone

Lynn René Bayley
Fanfare, July 2014

American tenor Thomas Michael Allen…has a light, high voice suited mostly for early music, although he occasionally performs modern composers such as Henze and Glass.

…a very fine recital disc well worth exploring. © 2014 Fanfare Read complete review

Gwyn Parry-Jones
MusicWeb International, April 2014

…Thomas Michael Allen is a singer of real stature. He is above all a superb stylist, as this very eclectic programme amply demonstrates.

A word about his pianist, Charles Spencer; he is indeed a truly outstanding accompanist, and his playing is a major attraction on this recording.

…a beautifully planned and executed CD by two outstanding musicians, each a master of his art. © 2014 MusicWeb International Read complete review

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