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Recent acclaim for ADA Artists

In Review: Laura Claycomb at Carnegie Hall with Joyce DiDonato and Lawrence Brownlee

“Soprano LAURA CLAYCOMB, substituting on short notice for the originally scheduled Nicole Cabell, was radiant and spirited in Giulietta’s plaintive aria “O quante volte” (with horn and harp solos). She took her portrayal to another level in an incendiary interaction with DiDonato’s Romeo throughout the varied phases of a non-Shakespearean … read more

Wolverton brings her “pliant voice with a silvery top” to Utah Opera “Cosi”

“The attractive, young cast were dramatically apt and created cohesive tonal blend during the work’s many ensembles. As Fiordiligi, soprano KARIN WOLVERTON displayed a pliant voice with a silvery top and mustered steely determination during “Per pietà, ben mio, perdona.” The aria ended with Wolverton in near fetal position on … read more

Opera News applauds Laura Claycomb as Lucia in New Orleans

“This season’s performance, generally of a high level, was distinguished by the superbly detailed portrayal of debut artist LAURA CLAYCOMB, an American soprano for whom Donizetti’s doomed heroine is something of a signature role. Gifted with a crystalline timbre, CLAYCOMB created a characterization that ranged from an almost giddy happiness, … read more

Edward Parks brings his “seductive, warmly grained baritone” to COT “Thérèse Raquin”

“EDWARD PARKS displayed a seductive, warmly grained baritone of excellent quality as her lover Laurent, and he looked good too; if one must have a dangerous affair, it might as well be with him.” -Opera News

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Opera News celebrates Katherine Whyte’s Iris in COC “Semele” at BAM

“soprano KATHERINE WHYTE as an energetic, quirky Iris, her earthy coloratura contrasting nicely with Archibald’s ethereal tone.” -Opera News

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