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’.