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Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Covent Garden,

with Leona Mitchell

NEW YORK TIMES: Loge in Das Rheingold: ‘Magnificent, insinuating, calculating, strong voiced!’


SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE: Steuermann/Erik in Der Fliegende Hollander: ‘A strong, effortless Siegmund-Siegfried tenor’ 


LONDON TIMES: Aeneas in Les Troyens a Carthage: ‘William Lewis was electrifying as the hero Aeneas’.


CORRIERE DELLA SERA (Milano): Riccardo Terzo (World Premier): ‘A great personal success for tenor William Lewis’


NEWARK STAR LEDGER: Idomeneo: ‘Tenor William Lewis was the Idomeneo in one of the finest Mozart performances at the Met in recent seasons. A major triumph!’


NEW YORK POST: Oedipus Rex: A superb performance as Oedipus Rex by William Lewis. Lewis was a master of his voice, meeting the most difficult demands with such forcefulness I was at once chilled and exhilarated’.


NEW YORK TIMES: Aschenbach in Death in Venice: Lewis meets the demands of Aschenbach for clarity, accuracy and stamina with great success. His work is wholly admirable, intelligent, sincere and blessed with a passion for diction’. 


PHILADELPHIA ENQUIRER: Peter Grimes: ‘Singing the title and also directing the production, William Lewis revealed a thrilling commitment to the musical and dramatic power of Britten’s masterpiece. An unqualified success!’ 


IL GIORNALE (Milano): Baltasar in Blimunda (World Premier): As Blimunda’s lover Baltasar, tenor William Lewis surpasses brilliance’.

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