”A remarkable voice...lustrously produced..."
“A focused and bright tenor that blended might and agility, declamation and lyricism in just the right measure to embody Verdi’s style…”
"There’s no denying the power of Russell Thomas’s voice…”
"The music for the Captain and the other tenors, especially Russell Thomas as Andres, pushes into the stratosphere, and all the singers were impressive, showing strength and clarity in their upper ranges…"
“A compelling performance. His tenor was bright, cutting and expressive — especially impressive in rapid, wordy passages…”
“Thomas sang with a ringing clarity, able to produce booming crescendos and compete with the orchestral sweep behind him…”
“Four superb vocal soloists lit up the final movement…tenor Russell Thomas with bold earnestness…”
“Russell Thomas brought a big, emotional tenor to the title role…”
“The real discovery was tenor Russell Thomas, whose Carlo was full-voiced and poignantly phrased…”
“A dramatic and incisive Lazarus…”