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“Joshua Hopkins flashed tendrils [of] sly humor amid the fire and brimstone of his robust baritone.” Houston Chronicle, Chris Gray, February 14, 2021.

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“As her lover Orpheus, Joshua Hopkins possessed a vibrant and imposing sound that rang clearly throughout the evening. His rather potent vocalism contrasted nicely with Morley’s more subdued approach early on, emphasizing the distance between the two. This vocal fullness would also express itself in more heroic gestures, particularly when Orpheus promises to rush off […]

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“With his rich baritone, Hopkins’s Belcore was much more than a self-important lothario. Yes, he looked hot in his navy whites, and he loved the sound of his own resonant voice. But skillfully skirting slapstick, his naval captain was delightfully believable: your average, good-looking bro’ too clueless to recognize that his usual magic isn’t working.” […]

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“With his glowing, velvety baritone, Hopkins gives a soul-baring performance that is gut-wrenching, cathartic, and a model of pinpoint focus.” Opera News, Joanne Sydney Lessner, March 2021. “But above it all is the real beauty of Hopkins’s voice, the strong baritone paired with a throaty anxiety that seeps into these songs. When an artist creates […]

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“Songs for Murdered Sisters, is at once powerful and tender, and also prompts a remarkable vocal performance from Hopkins…Beautifully performed here, the cycle ultimately transcends the terrible circumstances of its conception to offer both a strident piece of social activism and an affecting work of art.” BBC Music Magazine, Kate Wakeling, May 13, 2021. “Hopkins […]

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“The extraordinary young baritone Joshua Hopkins delivered a solid and well-crafted Papageno, having doubled in the smaller, tragic role of the ill-fated suitor Silvio in Pagliacci.” The New Criterion, Paul du Quenoy, March 12, 2021. “Silvio was performed by Joshua Hopkins with passion and solid technique.” Palm Beach Daily News, Marcio Bezzera, February 28, 2021. […]

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