"...most winning in tone and musicality..." The Times (London)


“…ravishing in the songful melodies and tossing off the showier passages with great panache, I fear Mr. James Galway will have to look to his laurels.” American Record Guide


“....Dowdall is a resourceful musician who seems incapable of uttering a phrase or a note that is not carried and shaped with especial care....” Irish Times


"...His fine tone, rock-steady pitch, brilliant technique and flowing musicality combined to demonstrate what a superb performer he is...." Sunday Tribune


"...William Dowdall, the soloist in Nielsen's Flute Concerto, gave a beautifully expressive and finely finished performance, notable for sensitive phrasing and sustained purity of tone..."
Irish Independent


“....William Dowdall, a consummate artist who fully expresses the depth and breadth of Buckley’s music...” British Flute Society's Pan Magazine


“William Dowdall’s flute-playing, now tense and forceful, now beautifully limpid, felt always right.” Irish Times