Gaetano Donizetti – RITA: "A conductor with the feel for the singer highlighted the principle of Donizetti's musical abbreviation and his decent humour ... he managed to maintain a reasonable rhythmic pulse and by well-though out work with the pace he maintained even he dramatic pull, and moreover provided the listener with some nice small uncovered details." 

Gaetano Donizetti – RITA: "Daniel Simandl and the Orchestra of the Chamber Opera have successfully attempted to give the concert a contrast and a cadency."

Franz Lehar – The Count of Luxembourg: "The contact of the conductor with the singers and the musicians is intense and life-giving and sometimes even stirring."