“Joshua Hopkins was a delight as Sid, fully fueled on hormones, confident in his charm. His voice is precisely centered, bright, warm and supple, and when he duetted with Shrader one could only be heartened by the display of youthful singing of robust technical health.”
Santa Fe New Mexican, James M. Keller, August 1, 2010.

“As his alpha-male friend Sid, Joshua Hopkins made a strong impression, singing well and putting across the butcher’s assistant bravado while still remaining likeable.”

The Classical Review, Lawrence A. Johnson, August 19, 2010.

“This is not to detract from…the sterling contributions from Kate Lindsay and Joshua Hopkins as Nancy and Sid, the couple that show Albert the way towards liberation.”
Financial Times, George Loomis, August 10, 2010.

“The aggressively heterosexual couple, Nancy and Sid (in fabulous incarnations created by baritone Joshua Hopkins and mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey) help precipitate Herring’s fall from grace.”
Opera West, David Gregson, Saturday, August 14, 2010.

“As two attractive young persons utterly unsuitable for celebrations of chastity, baritone Joshua Hopkins (the mischievous Sid) and mezzo Kate Lindsey (the pragmatic but kind-hearted Nancy) made a great couple.”
St. Louis Post Dispatch, Sarah Bryan, Monday, August 9, 2010.

“As Sid and Nancy, a pair of free-spirited lovers who spike Albert’s ceremonial lemonade, thus sending him off on a toot with his prize money, Joshua Hopkins and Kate Lindsey sounded and acted like a real couple, zesty and playful, but sympathetic to Albert’s plight.”
The Wall Street Journal, Heidi Waleson, August 10, 2010 .

“Joshua Hopkins and Kate Lindsey sing beautifully and exude sex appeal as the young lovers Sid and Nancy.”
Dallas Morning News, Scott Cantrel, August 6, 2010.