Quad 2805's. I've got a pair for sale.
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I have a 15x25 room with 20ft ceiling, and a sleeping kid too. I was going to suggest the Spendors even before I read the whole question. You have tried more speakers then I have, but I really enjoy the Spendor 1/2e"s. I listen, especially at night, to mostly acoustic live type recordings, and I am always amazed at the level of realness they can achieve. I am using with a Jollida 502brc and can taylor the sound quite drastically with the choice of pre and driver tubes, as well as toe-in.
I agree with Ralph about Audiokinesis. I have the Jazz Modules. They are very tube friendly and I've found that they keep revealing their potential as you improve things upstream. I recently have made two improvement in my system, adding the Gabriel Gold Rapture IC and Synergistic Research Powercell, and these changes really let these speakers strut their stuff. And I think there is even more to get out of them! Great price! And I think you have to pry them from their owners.
I've owned many a Spendor and love the speakers (in fact looking for a used pair of 9/1's). The 1/2e, which was the last model I used in my system would certainly fill your needs. Now I use the Audio Kinesis Jazz Modules and not to take anything away from Spendor, but the realism, especially with cello, is scary.
I understand if the Jazz Modules are out of your budget, but thought for comparative purposes you'd like an opinion from someone whose owned both brands. If you change your mind know that Duke voices his speakers with a 30 watt tube amp (Atma-sphere S30) so you should have enough power with your integrated.
If you are looking at buying used you'll easily find more 1/2e's than Jazz Modules (never seen a pair listed) for sale. At used prices the 1/2e's are great deals (now replaced in the Spendor lineup by the 1/2r which I believe list for close to or more than the Jazz Modules list price).