Lazarus in THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THE OTHER MARY
Los Angeles Philharmonic
“Heldentenor Russell Thomas was a magnificently massive-voiced Lazarus, stealing the show..."
–Paul Kilbey, Bachtrack
“The latter aria was helped further by the extraordinary voice of tenor Russell Thomas. His silvery, heroic voice — with gleaming, effortless top notes, wondrous legato, seamless range, and impassioned expressiveness — was well worth the wait to hear him; this made one regret that his role in comparison to his companions was relatively small. Part of the thrill of hearing Thomas was the refreshing difference in quality...”
–Ted Ayala, Bachtrack
"Thomas's Lazarus was particularly good when reliving the horrors of the crucifixion..."
–David Patrick Stearns, WQXR Operavore
“She had exceptional help from…Tamara Mumford (Martha) and from Russell Thomas (Lazarus), whose tenor resounded like a force of nature.”
–Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times