Check out Grannyrings review of McAlister amp,ive not heard it ,but sounds very interesting
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I'm a young'ins, but it would probably help a lot if you could tell everyone what type of speakers the amp will be driving. Impedence curve determines amp performance with tubes much more readily than it does with SS.
Also, what type of preamp would you be using if you got an amp(s) instead of an integrated?
Don't overlook the Antique Sound Labs AQ-1001. It's sound fits your description, and can be had for ~$600 (at least the pre-remote version). Owned quite a few amps (including primaluna and jolida), but the ASL with JJ KT88s and good input tubes is my favorite. Very musical and works well with most speakers.
Sounds like a tube amp is not for you - many of them make transformer noise, especially $1000 ones. I have an MV55 but it too makes a little noise.
The only amp I can think of that fits ALL your criteria is a McIntosh MC7100 which is a SS amp. Dead quiet and is quite rich sounding. It is actually more "tubey" sounding than my MV55.
But there are a zillion good choices - you are better off just buying and trying something rather than asking for opinions here! Good luck! Arthur