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"The result is ultimately a very personal kind of expressionism that is never less than impressive and sometimes beautiful, sometimes overwhelmingly violent. The enormous orchestra is handled with extreme virtuosity."
"Magnificent how De Raaff, in his Second Symphony, lets the Raschèr Saxophone Quartet rise gently from a mist of high violins and harpses. Or how, in his Fourth Symphony, he translates Emily Dickinson's 'How Still the Bells' into weightless tinker textures."
"First of all, there is the Cello Concerto in five movements. Cellist Marien van Staalen, who is also playing on this record, describes the work mainly as innovative and challenging. It is technically very challenging for the musician because different keys and dynamics are interwoven and alternated. This also makes it an exciting exercise for the ear of the listener."