The Levinsons should work fine. As for me I prefer Pass and Krell and maybe Rowland. There are a lot of good options out there, at this price point you should really do some auditons. Good luck.
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I am a previous Thiel owner and have auditioned them extensively with many different brands of electronics, including Levinson. I am personally not a fan of the Thiel/Levinson combination. To me it has always seemed very cool and sterile. All of the notes are there, but none of the emotion. If you liked the sound of the CJ 12s with the Thiels, I do not think you would like the sound of the Levinsons with the Thiels. The sounds are so very different that if you enjoy one, I do not believe you could be happy with the other. Before I disappear in a wall of flames, let me hasten to add that this is just my opinion based on my own experience. The Levinsons are obviously great products--just not my cup of tea, especially with Thiel speakers. I REALLY prefer tubes, but I agree that the Pass and Rowland amps would work well. If at all possible you really need to listen for yourself. Since I live in an audio wasteland, I know it can be hard--but there just is no substitute. Good luck and Happy Holidays.