Tenor Soloist in MESSIAH

National Symphony Orchestra

“Tenor Russell Thomas, the biggest surprise of the Washington Concert Opera’s performance of Verdi’s “I Masnadieri” in September, sang with a ringing clarity, able to produce booming crescendos and compete with the orchestral sweep behind him.”
–Charles T. Downey, Washington Post

“Tenor Russell Thomas opens the recitative with “Comfort Ye,” with utter conviction…”
–Jessica Vaughan, DC Metro Theater Arts

“The operatic soloists were splendid, from a brilliant dramatic soprano to the…stentorian work of the tenor…”
–John W. Lambert, Classical Voice North America

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