Phillip’s “rich and ringing tones” with Winnipeg Symphony

Posted on Feb 24, 2017 in Mary Phillips, Reviews | No Comments
Phillip’s “rich and ringing tones” with Winnipeg Symphony

“…for me the start of the show was Mary Phillips, a Met regular, who sang Brangane with rich and ringing tones, casting her warning from high in the Centennial Concert Hall’s second balcony.” — Read more in the February 2017 issue of Wagner Notes.

Phillips’ “burnished tonal brilliance” in recital

Posted on Dec 11, 2016 in Mary Phillips | No Comments
Phillips’ “burnished tonal brilliance” in recital

Lori Phillips and mezzo-soprano Mary Phillips, twin sisters…Both singers displayed a dramatic soprano’s range and a burnished tonal brilliance, while amiably anticipating each other’s cues and facilitating their entrances…their voices’ timbre like that of two impeccably tuned instruments being seamlessly bowed, played or blown; the mood, one of impassioned sorrow. — Read more at DC […]

Mary Phillips: Don Carlos review

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 in Artist News, Mary Phillips, News, Reviews | No Comments
Mary Phillips: Don Carlos review

Along with Nistico’s Rodrigue, Mary Phillips’ Eboli provided the most satisfying portrayal. – Read More

Phillips’ “voice exults in trills, roulades and Moorish flavors”

Posted on Mar 8, 2015 in Artist News, Mary Phillips, News, Reviews | No Comments
Phillips’ “voice exults in trills, roulades and Moorish flavors”

Most notable is her scene-stealing aria “O don fatal” where she erupts into a frenzy of pent-up emotion, a magnificent diva moment. – Read more

The Voice of Mary Phillips: Baltimore Sun Review

Posted on Jan 6, 2015 in Artist News, Mary Phillips, Reviews | No Comments
The Voice of Mary Phillips: Baltimore Sun Review

“Phillips delivered the solo lines in sumptuous voice” Read More

Mary Phillips: Aida review

Posted on Mar 20, 2014 in Artist News, Mary Phillips, Reviews | No Comments
Mary Phillips: Aida review

“Mary Phillips, as the scheming Amneris, also impressed with both body and voice. She brought a touch of realism to what is obviously a heightened situation, giving her character a depth of range and emotion that included moments of humor as well as some distinct physical moves — watch her expressive hands, even in moments […]