“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 […]
“…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.
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 […]
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
“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 […]