‘Some of the best conducting I’ve seen in years’ – John Carewe

‘This was a cracking performance of Tchaikovsky’s fifth symphony….Thomas Payne’s interpretation was clear-headed and attentive to the symphony’s structure, providing symmetry between the first and last movements which is surely what Tchaikovsky wanted.’ – Norman Stinchcome, Birmingham Post

‘The Chorus Master, Thomas Payne did a beautiful job’ – Hervé König, Anaclase Anaclase

‘It just gets better and better! With new conductor, Thomas Payne, Leamington Sinfonia’s confidence grows and their performances improve dramatically.’ – Leamington Courier