"It [Upon Entering a Painting] is a very important work, not merely in McCabe's output but in the duet repertoire and is superbly played by the dedicatees...they are equally impressive in the two 2-piano pieces from McCabe's brilliant ballet 'Edward II'...they make a splendid partnership and as individual artists they are beyond reproach."
★★★★★ Robert Matthew-Walker, Musical Opinion (May 2012)
"This is a triumphantly successful experiment"
Michael Church, BBC Music Magazine, Sept 2007
"Album of the week"
The Independent, July 2007
"Altogether an excellent collection played with considerable élan"
Ivan March, Gramophone, June 2007
"Waka Hasegawa and Joseph Tong's uncluttered clear-thinking, textural fidelity and precision ensemble is reminiscent of the celebrated Kontarsky brothers"
Julian Haylock 4 stars Classic FM Magazine, June 2007
The works listed below have been commissioned by Joseph Tong and Waka Hasegawa (except those marked with *).