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Opera Review: Nico Muhly’s "Two Boys"

And in opera, Mr. Muhly has already found a likely muse: the 30-year-old tenor Paul Appleby. He not only looked and acted half his age as the troubled Brian; he also sang his online duets with the vigor and commitment most singers reserve for Britten or Wagner. – James Jorden, New York Observer


Interview with Opera Lively with Susan Graham and Paul

Paul Appleby, first of all, I’ve told him that I would be happy if I could just hear him sing French all day long, every day. His voice was made to sing lyrical French music. That’s not to say he doesn’t sing everything else beautifully, he does, but I just love hearing him sing French. […]


Opera Review: Dialogues des Carmélites (NY Times)

Blanche, spirited and curious by nature, enters the convent to take refuge, although her loving brother, the Chevalier de la Force (the appealing young tenor Paul Appleby), has it right when he tells her that she became a nun to conquer her “fear of fear.”