Halls, Bragle, Dobson, & Panthaki deliver Mozart’s Requiem in Milwaukee

Halls, Bragle, Dobson, & Panthaki deliver Mozart’s Requiem in Milwaukee

“Guest conductor Matthew Halls led the orchestra, the Milwaukee Symphony Chorus, and soprano Sherezade Panthaki, mezzo-soprano Meg Bragle, tenor Lawrence Wiliford and baritone Alexander Dobson in an emotionally charged performance.” — Read more at jsonline.com. Photo: Jonathan Kirn / MSO

Dobson’s “baritone power” propels ‘Don Giovanni’ with Florentine Opera

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Dobson’s “baritone power” propels ‘Don Giovanni’ with Florentine Opera

“The title protagonist…was embodied in physique, serpentine poses and baritone power by Alexander Dobson. He flashes his sword and prowls for women like Douglas Fairbanks reborn into lechery.” — Read more at urbanmilwaukee.com.

Dobson creates “the quintessential bad boy”

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Dobson creates “the quintessential bad boy”

Baritone Alexander Dobson (Don Giovanni), a libertine whose gruesome comeuppance is delivered by one of the many people he has wronged, used a ringing, present sound and duplicitous charm to create the quintessential bad boy. — Read more at jsonline.com.

Dobson in Haydn’s “L’isola disabitata”

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Dobson in Haydn’s “L’isola disabitata”

“The role of the charmer Enrico is a walk in the park for Alexander Dobson.” — Read more at ConcertoNet.com.

Dobson’s “richness” and “expressivity”

Posted on May 28, 2016 in Alexander Dobson, Reviews | No Comments
Dobson’s “richness” and “expressivity”

“Standouts among the cast include Alexander Dobson, who has an enormous voice and therefore sings at a lower volume to match his cast-mates. Even so, the richness of his voice and his expressivity as a singer are marvellous.” – Read more at stage-door.com.

Dobson’s “immaculate control” with Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie

Posted on May 7, 2016 in Alexander Dobson, Reviews | No Comments
Dobson’s “immaculate  control”  with Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie

“…a showcase for the formidable singing and acting abilities of baritone Alexander Dobson. His voice is beautifully warm and multi-hued. Rolfe’s sensitive score and Poch-Goldin’s imaginative libretto allow Dobson’s character to cover a huge range of emotions in just an hour – from satire and irony to disgust, joy, ecstasy, depression and resignation. Dobson is […]

Dobson shines with Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie’s “Against Nature”

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Dobson shines with Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie’s “Against Nature”

“Alexander Dobson anchors the piece as The Master and seamlessly transitions between emotional and tonal fluctuations within the very abstract piece.” – Read more at Broadway World Toronto.

Alexander Dobson’s “soaringly intoned” recording of “Airline Icarus”

Posted on Jul 6, 2015 in Alexander Dobson, Recording | No Comments
Alexander Dobson’s “soaringly intoned” recording of “Airline Icarus”

“The penultimate track is an ethereal “Pilot’s Aria,” first solemnly and then soaringly intoned by baritone Alexander Dobson (who also sings the part of the baggage attendant in the opening). The plane may have disappeared, but it doesn’t interfere with the pilot’s private bliss.” – Read more

Dobson’s “torturous fury” in ‘Acis and Galatea’

Dobson’s “torturous fury” in ‘Acis and Galatea’

“The villain of the piece, who does not make an entrance until the second act, is the monster Polyphemus, expertly detailed by the baritone Alexander Dobson, who wonderfully captures the cyclops’ unrelenting desire for Galatea and his ultimately torturous fury against his rival Acis…” – Read more

McGegan, Cooley, Dobson, & Van Doren triumph at New Haven Festival

McGegan, Cooley, Dobson, & Van Doren triumph at New Haven Festival

You knew you were in good hands as soon as the overture began. Conductor Nicholas McGegan kept a lilting, peppy pace. The melodies were clear and catchy…Alexander Dobson (new to the production, which has played several cities since it debuted last year) sings the role with deep, rich resonance but also is able to play […]