“Hopkins has real presence and fine comic timing; add in his clear, rich baritone, and he comes near to stealing the show.”  The Vancouver Sun, David Gordon Duke, March 11, 2013.

“Baritone Joshua Hopkins, as Papageno, had the voice we most wanted to hear, and the personality we most wanted to engage with.” The Globe and Mail, Elissa Poole, March 11, 2013.

“Baritone Joshua Hopkins, as the fluttering, clownish Papageno, brings real pathos to this bird-catching buffoon, and effectively illustrates his struggle to find an inner nobility despite his anxious, chattering nature.”  Georgia Straight, Alexander Varty, March 11, 2013.