Press

Ashley Holland, Baritone

* Opernwelt 12/2006
"....der großartig intensive Bariton Ashley Holland..."

*Das Opernglas 12/2006

"In der umfangreichen Partie des Caligula konnte sich der dramatische Bariton Ashley Holland einen persönlichen Erfolg ersingen. "

*Opera News Parsifal – Graz (September 2003)

“Ashley Holland gorgeously conveyed Amfortas’ anguish”


Stuttgarter Nachrichten La vera storia - Hamburg (17. September 2002)

" ...mit charaktervollem Bariton: Ashley Holland".


*Opera News Lucia di Lammermoor –Lyric Opera of Chicago (January 2004)

“British baritone Ashley Holland was impressive in his Lyric debut as Enrico… the restored Wolf’s Crag scene with Alvarez and Holland was a pleasure to hear”


*Opera Lucia di Lammermoor _ Lyric Opera of Chicago (January 2004)

“Ashley Holland painted a masterful portrait of brutish self-absorption as Enrico”


*Calgary Herald Don Giovanni – Calgary Opera (January 1999)

“…Don Giovanni, part nobleman, part rake, and beautifully portrayed on this occasion by British baritone Ashley Holland. Holland’s voice is velvet-smooth… as a dramatic presence he is perfect for the role, his demeanour noble and sinister”


*The Times Manon – English National Opera (May 1998)

“Manon’s pimp-cousin can emerge as a standard operetta swashbuckler, but in Ashley Holland’s brilliant interpretation he’s an unshaven, drunken lout, and dangerous with it”


*Financial Times The Elixir of Love – English National Opera (January 1998)

“As Belcore, Ashley Holland is that contradiction on terms – a comic macho symbol, who sings as crisply as he salutes”
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*Opera The Pearl Fishers – English National Opera (November 1996)

“The other newcomer was Ashley Holland, a commanding figure of a Zurga, with vocal resources of enormous potential… young singers of this resonant tone quality across a wide range don’t grow on trees”