“In a city where people give standing ovations to the openings of supermarkets, this one was indisputably deserved.”

Odyssey Opera’s “Dwarf”: Diminutive or Gigantic?
South Shore Critic • April 15, 2017

“[Briscein] sang with stamina and confidence, always responsive to the turbulence of the emotional waves which wash over him.”

The bleeding heart of Zemlinsky’s Der Zwerg at Odyssey Opera, Boston
Bachtrack • April 16, 2017

“The orchestra and conductor Gil Rose kept the gripping tale moving from beginning to end “

Dwarf Grabs Hold: Won’t Let Go
The Boston Musical Intelligencer • April 17, 2017

Aleš Briscein in the title role of Alexander von Zemlinsky’s Der Zwerg. Photo by Ball Square Films

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