“Joshua Hopkins was perfect – conversational and believable – as the lovestruck painter Marcello…” The Globe and Mail, Robert Harris, October 4, 2013.

“To my ears, particularly impressive was the warm and gorgeous baritone of Joshua Hopkins, who is now deservedly at the Met.”  La Scena Musicale, Joseph So, October 4, 2013.

“Joshua Hopkins played Marcello with the right balance between obsession and self-disgust, making him a truly interesting character…” Toronto Star, Richard Ouzounian, October 4, 2013.

“Canadian baritone Joshua Hopkins sang an exceptional Marcello.  His fine, sonorous voice and sympathetic portrayal of the painter stood out and was a pleasure to watch.”  Backtrack, James Karas, October 14, 2013.

“Baritone Joshua Hopkins’ velvet voice matched his painter’s character as each note he sung painted a stroke of genius on the canvas of the production.”  The Scene in TO, Janelle Watkins, October 16, 2013.

“As the extroverted Marcello, Joshua Hopkins is a perfect foil to Pittas’s introverted Rodolfo.  Hopkins commands a strong, velvety baritone and has such stage presence he tends to dominate every scene he’s in.”  Stage Door, Christopher Hoile, October 4, 2013.