“Joshua Hopkins, who in the small role of Friedrich Bhaer, gave a lovely reading of Mr. Adamo’s setting of Goethe’s ‘Kennst du das Land’.”
The New York Times, Allan Kozinn July 30, 2002.

“Joshua Hopkins sang Friedrich in a honey-toned, unforced baritone.”
The New Yorker, Alex Ross, July 22, 2002.

“If Joshua Hopkins didn’t look middle-aged as Friedrich Bhaer,…the fluency of his healthy, mellow baritone was welcome in yet another setting of Goethe’s ‘Kennst du das Land?’”
Opera News, John W. Freeman, December 2002. Vol. 67, No. 6.

“The cast boasts several excellent singers, including…Joshua Hopkins, a warm Friedrich Bhaer.”
The Wall Street Journal, Heidi Waleson, August 7, 2002.

“Joshua Hopkins sang the baritone part of Bhaer with unforced generosity.”
The New York Observer, Charles Michener, July 22, 2002.

“…promising Canadian baritone Joshua Hopkins earned effusive applause for his lovely Goethe aria as Friedrich Bhaer, Jo’s German suitor. Hopkins has a robust voice that is filled with personality, subtle yet strong at the same time.”
The Globe and Mail, Paula Citron, August 6, 2002.

“…Baritone Joshua Hopkins (Friedrich Bhaer), gave [a] truly remarkable performance…Hopkins has a voice that’s nicely settled in its deep baritone range, which laced every note he sang with warmth and believability.”
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, John Pitcher, July 14, 2002.

“As Friedrich Bhaer, baritone Joshua Hopkins brought a rich tone and beautiful phrasing – in German, then in English – to Adamo’s musical setting of Goethe’s ‘Kennst du das Land’.”
The Ithaca Journal, Stephen Landesman, July 11, 2002.

“Joshua Hopkins [possesses] a fine sturdy voice and a dignified presence in the role of Friedrich Bhaer.”
The Post-Standard Syracuse, Chuck Klaus, July 12, 2002.