–“The violinist and strings complemented one another wonderfully, and the latter were led to an exceptional performance by the truly magnificent conductor….The Palatine musicians, under Meyer’s engaging direction were outstanding….The audience listened breathlessly.” -Die Rheinfalz, Mannheim

–“The skill with which Meyer moulded his vast musical resources including the Concert Choir, left the audience spellbound.” -Salisbury Evening Post, N. Carolina

–“Douglas Meyer communicated with great force the message of the work as a whole. Broad, sweeping understanding of vast canvasses of great emotional depth is apparently one of Dr. Meyer’s finest strengths.” -The Sun, Arizona

–“Guest conductor Douglas Meyer was emotionally charged in his concert, which was capped by an intense blockbuster — Shostakovich’s fifth symphony. The orchestra performed with boldness and fire, and Meyer conveyed to the musicians the unendurable excitement and tension of the work.” -La Crosse Tribune

“The Mexico State Symphony invited as guest conductor Douglas Meyer, whose exacting baton contributed to achieving some great musical moments. Meyer developed proper stylistic differentiation between the symphony’s transparent hymn-like music and its massive, almost Bruckneresque chorales.” La Jornada, Mexico