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Girls of the Golden West Reviews: Paul "delivers in spades"

The reviews are coming in for San Francisco Opera's world premiere of Girls of the Golden West (Adams/Sellars). Paul "[triumphed vocally] and dramatically as Joe Cannon" (Opera West, full review), he was "charming with [] bright, clear voice" (San Francisco Examiner), and "delivers in spades while getting every word across to boot" (Limelight Magazine). *photo [...]

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BERLIOZ'S BÉATRICE ET BÉNÉDICT GLYNDEBOURNE DVD

Through the eye of French director Laurent Pelly this expression of Berlioz’s undying admiration for the Bard — his adaptation of Much Ado about Nothing as an opéra comique — becomes ‘an elegant treatise on love and music designed in shades of grey with 50s-era costumes’ (Sunday Express ★★★★). Housed by designer Barbara de Limburg in a [...]

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Opera Wire: A Tenor’s Progress – Paul Appleby on Developing His Understanding of Stravinsky’s ‘The Rake’s Progress’ & Being Part of Opera’s Future

OperaWire spoke to Paul ahead of his Festival d'Aix-en-Provence debut (July 5-18) in his signature role, Tom Rakewell, in a new production of The Rake's Progress directed by Simon McBurney.  Here's a snippet: “I relate to Tom too well. It’s important to see him as universally as possible,” Appleby told OperaWire in a recent interview. [...]

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