provided Addis with sympathetic and
pointed accompaniment to accentuate and
complement his performance…..at her best
in illuminating the many moods and tone
pictures of the cycle, from the chill of
the ice and the air to the depiction of
elation and hopelessness contained in the
texts Argento chose for his piece.”
- The Globe and
Mail, February 20 2016
"The extremely difficult
piano part was perfectly realized by his
compatriot Emily Hamper, a very authoritative
accompanist throughout the concert."
"La partie de piano extrêmement difficile
était parfaitement réalisée par sa compatriote
Emily Hamper, très efficace accompagnatrice de
tout ce concert."
-Concertonet, Paris, Jan
"Hamper's phenomenal piano skills
were fully on display during Songs of Travel…as
she supported Addis' both strong and powerful,
then emotionally stirring performance."
Spectator, July 19 2009
"Emily Hamper…provided the most
authentic addition to the orchestra for the
production of Figaro. Her perfect timing and
touch illuminated every moment of every scene, as
if to punctuate each measure with distinction."
Horizons, June 25 2009
spun a spell-binding mini-drama with Robert
and Hamper linked the highs and lows, the joy
and loss…with keen sensitivity and unity."
Courier-Mail, July 21 2005
“Emily Hamper was a supportive
accompanist, sensitive... and evidently at home in
the operatic items.”
Herald, May 7, 2005