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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 [...]


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. [...]


Tenor Paul Appleby wraps New World’s chamber series in stirring style

Great review of Paul's performance with the New World Symphony! "With his first words, “The day’s grown old,” Appleby sang with a burnished, incisive tone and an emotional intimacy that easily penetrated the sound of strings and horn. Although he generally reined in his volume to match the mid-sized venue of New World Center, he [...]