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Recent acclaim for ADA Artists

In review: Dana Beth Miller as Mary in WNO’s “Dutchman”

“Mary, sung by DANA BETH MILLER in a vivid characterization of the officious supervisor of the working women.” -Opera Warhorses

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The reviews are in for AMANDA CRIDER and LEVI HERNANDEZ in Opera Roanoke’s “La Cenerentola” and they are stunning!

“LEVI HERNANDEZ stole numerous scenes as the Prince’s valet Dandini, combining exuberant physical comedy with great vocal agility and a pure, rich timbre.

AMANDA CRIDER earned warm applause for her depiction of Cenerentola, a role that grows more challenging throughout the opera, as Cenerentola transforms from a servant girl to … read more

In Review: Abreu sings Lindoro in Santa Barbara’s “L’italiana”

” . . .Lindoro (the excellent tenor JAVIER ABREU). . . Both Gigliotti and Abreu played their roles beautifully, wringing every last smile and laugh out of a multiplicity of duets and larger ensembles. The goofy shock that ensues when Lindoro first walks in on Isabella and Mustafà generated a … read more

In Review: Sloan, Masters, and McEuen in AZ “Magic Flute”

CHAD SLOAN was a sparkling Papageno with a robust voice who never stopped moving. He made you believe he could easily capture the most elusive birds with his bare hands.. . A fine bass, NICHOLAS MASTERS sang his character’s views passionately with robust bronze tonal colors. . . IAN MCEUEN … read more

In Review: Claycomb shines in Carnegie concert with DiDonato, Brownlee

“The singing hit all the technical buttons, from the rich lyricism of Mr. Brownlee’s legato to the nimble precision of Ms. CLAYCOMB’s coloratura and the thrilling speed of Ms. DiDonato’s signature trills. But what shone through most clearly was concentrated emotion of insistent, immediate relevance.

Ms. DiDonato’s riveting performance as … read more