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“The baritone Pollux of Joshua Hopkins [is] dark and throbbing, with a fine ear for natural French phrasing.” ClassicsToday.com, Robert Levine, July 14, 2004. “Les personnalités les plus intéressantes en sont le baryton Joshua Hopkins (Pollux), au timbre sonnant également dans toute sa tessiture et à la claire élocution.” Opéra International, April 2004. (“Of the […]

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“Joshua Hopkins used his firm, flexible baritone to rich effect in the “Soliloquy” from Carousel.” The Baltimore Sun, Tim Smith, June 18, 2004.

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“[Hopkins’] performance of Gustav Mahler’s amusing “Lob des hohen Verstands” was authoritative, animated and full of fun. Hopkins’ rich voice was complemented by his theatrical flair and joyful countenance in this merry, comic offering. I would love to see him do Gilbert & Sullivan.” The Courier, David Dow Bentley III, March 24, 2004.

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“Joshua Hopkins got his taste of…whip-cracking tempi in Why do the nations so furiously rage?, and Hopkins stood up to the test admirably. In other airs where he could relax with the music, he produced a big sound that lent authority to the texts he sang.” Edmonton Journal, Bill Rankin, December 21, 2003.

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“A new comet streaked into view…with the OIC debut of Montreal-based baritone Joshua Hopkins. As Pollux, he would seem to have every resource needed for success, with a thickly attractive vibrato and imposing ruggedness that are just part of his full-bodied, darkly coloured tonal armoury.” The Toronto Star, Geoff Chapman, February 10, 2003. “The Pollux […]

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“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 […]

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