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Recent acclaim for ADA Artists

Michael Mayes “phenomenal” in Opera Parallèle “Dead Man Walking”

“What this production had that the premiere lacked was a baritone who could give a full measure of dramatic and musical heft to the role of de Rocher. MICHAEL MAYES is not a singer known around the Bay Area, but his performance was nothing short of phenomenal — a feral … read more

Parks is hailed for his “firm, robust baritone” in COT “Thérèse Raquin”

“Another thing that really nails this show is the chemistry of Mary Ann Stewart and Edward Parks as the tormented Therese and her hunky, amoral lover and co-conspirator, Laurent. . .she’s as feral and watchable a stage-animal as Parks, whose firm, robust baritone makes him a singer COT would do … read more

In Review: Mechavich leads Kentucky Opera “Streetcar”

“This production succeeds on the strength of those kinds of performances from its small cast and because the Louisville Orchestra, conducted by JOSEPH MECHAVICH, handles Andre Previn’s atmospheric music with such technical skill and beauty. . . I enjoyed the balance of voices and music truly accompanying one another. . … read more

Babcock is a “big hit” in Knoxville “Carmen”

“Foremost, of course, is AUDREY BABCOCK’s Carmen, who not only sings her heart out, but is also responsible for the often delicious choreography. The big hit is Babcock’s singing of the famous “Habanera” aria in Act I. If one might have wished for a little more gypsy passion, Babcock’s singing delivers … read more

Bass Ricardo Lugo featured in Sarasota Opera’s Artist Corner

ARTISTS CORNER: Meet bass Ricardo Lugo who sings both the role of the Sacristan in “Tosca” and Bartolo in “The Marriage of Figaro” this season. Click through to read how he manages both roles in one season!

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