Faust in FAUST
Michigan Opera Theatre
"Russell Thomas makes his debut with MOT as the title character... The American tenor gives a soulful performance as the conflicted character, showcasing the emotional role with every perfectly pitched note."
–Sam White, Daily Tribune
“Tenor Russell Thomas spun a uniformly warm, stunning tone as Faust, impressive even into the highest vocal reaches.”
–Jennifer Goltz-Taylor, Opera News
"Tenor Russell Thomas as Faust brought impressive vocal power to the role... "
–Mark Stryker, Detroit Free Press
"Tenor Russell Thomas, portraying Faust, has a robust, clarion voice... He nailed the top C squarely in his gorgeous aria "Salut! Demeure chaste et pure." The effect was like a sunburst after a storm."
–George Bulanda, Detroit News