November 28, 2021
Sacramento Opera returns to full-length opera with tasteful Rigoletto The title role calls for acting and singing that can convey the fraught inner dialectic of a man whose venal nature wrestles with the altruism of fatherhood..With his high-lying baritone (Small) connected and channeled the delicate and intimate emotions of fatherhood. Small was effective in selling the father-daughter relationship, especially in the concluding duet of the scene.
Sacramento Bee
February 25, 2012
Carmina Burana, Dallas Wind Symphony Standout of the three vocal soloists was David Small, his baritone pleasantly textured, his declamation vivid...
Scott Cantrell
Dallas Morning News
September 15, 2009
"...baritone David Small sparkled, leading the rest of the small cast in a vocally spot-on show, especially considering Rossini's challenging score."
Jeanne Claire van Ryzin
Austin-American Statesman
Splendid singer, a masterful communicator... excellent command of his instrument.
Richard Miller, Professor Emeritus
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Top choice for singers who want to sing at their optimal level...also currently a fantastic singer
Wayne Tigges, bass-baritone (Met, Chicago Lyric, San Francisco, Opera del Liceu, Paris Opera, LA, San Diego, Glyndebourne, Santa Fe )
Is able to pinpoint and solve technical problems... offers appropriate useful musical and performance suggestions. Improvement results.
Richard Miller, Professor Emeritus
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
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