But Richard Bernstein, his partner in deception, brought comic suavity and baritonal
gold to the excesses of Guglielmo.
Tamara Mumford, as the go-between ferryman Pilgrim, was excellent in every way; but Eric Owens, as Jaufre, sounded gruff and bottom-heavy in a role better suited to a baritonal
master of lied--Gerald Finley, say, who introduced the opera to American audiences at Santa Fe in 2002--and Susanna Phillips, looking lovely, lacked vocal radiance (and firm top notes) and the dramatic chops to do justice to her "mad scene" after her lover's death.
Jose Adan Perez fue sin duda quien se llevo la funcion, un Figaro como hace mucho no veiamos, buen actor y mejor cantante, agradabilisima voz baritonal
con un registro agudo seguro y firme: lastima del vestuario ridiculo que le disenaron en especial el del segundo acto.
Case in point is "Pablo Picasso: Head of a Woman" in which the mezzo soprano impersonates both the fabled artist in baritonal
grandeur and his somewhat ditzy model in a soprano-ish squeak, with Heggie's music lending such fun to the proceedings.
The role of Hoffmann is taken by American tenor Eric Cutler, who shows off a robust baritonal
timbre in his Act I song about the dwarf Kleinzach, "Il etait une fois a la cour d'Eisenach.
Mahler's Kindertotenlieder, a rarity for tenors, drew disembodied, baritonal
timbres from Kaufman, only rarely flowering into tenorial fulsomeness at phrases of the deepest exaltation in these 'Songs on the Death of Children'; the remarkable acoustic permits such withdrawn tones even when accompanied by a large orchestra (though scoring often has the sparsity of chamber music).
El segundo Sulpice: Josue Ceron, quien gusto mas aqui que en Malatesta de Don Pasquale; mas baritonal
su timbre, que distinto enfoque dado al personaje comparado con la version de Gama, y sin embargo muy valido, mas caricaturesco, mas chusco, muy en el estilo de opera bufa.
His bottom register had a distinctive baritonal
warmth to it, and it flowed seamlessly into a honey-colored middle voice that was even more distinctive.
The delectable Yulia Van Doren sang with sweet, simple eloquence as Galatea, opposite Thomas Cooley as a sturdy, stylish Acis and the spirited, expressive Douglas Williams as Polyphemus, perhaps a tad too handsome and too baritonal
for this lascivious giant.
I have this bass voice: I've been able to take it quite high and do Wotan and the Flying Dutchman, Golaud in Pelleas et Melisande, and things like that with more of the baritonal
Diego Torre interpreto al pintor Cavaradossi, posee una voz grande y oscura casi baritonal
, y las notas agudas de su personaje, celebres por dificiles, las resolvio con un aplomo y seguridad envidiables.
Christoph Pregardien's warm, baritonal
tenor is put to exquisite use in these 24 Schubert songs, including "Erlkonig," "Der Doppelganger," "Nacht und Traume" and--my personal favorite--"Der Wanderer an den Mond.
Un gran exponente del canto baritonal
mexicano, tal vez le falta un poco de "belcantismo', de sutileza a la voz.
Jonathan Finney's baritonal
tenor and stilted delivery made for no convincing Pinkerton, but Sarah Estill's body-language did its best to convey the shy young Butterfly - countermanded by a fruity vibrato which destroyed the illusion.
And as the eponymous hero Placido Domingo is simply terrific, his burnished, baritonal
tones honed with an appropriately metallic edge in this tale of knights guarding the Holy Grail.