Excellent singing by Mary Phillips

Posted on May 27, 2017 in Mary Phillips, Reviews | No Comments
Excellent singing by Mary Phillips

“The production of “Onegin,” a Spoleto Festival original, benefits from an excellent cast of singers, terrific ballet numbers choreographed by Ruthy Inchaustegui and innovative direction and set design…The singers in secondary roles, such as Mary Phillips playing Tatyana’s mom and Tichina Vaughn playing Tatyana’s nanny, also were excellent.” — Read more at The Post and […]

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 […]