Bragle, Cooley, and Taylor in May Festival finale

Posted on May 28, 2017 in Daniel Taylor, Meg Bragle, Reviews, Thomas Cooley | No Comments
Bragle, Cooley, and Taylor in May Festival finale

Some of the most memorable moments were provided by the soloists. Mezzo-soprano Meg Bragle made a notable debut, the highlight being a ravishing duet in “Laudamus te” with violinist Kathryn Woolley, acting associate concertmaster….The gentle aria “Qui sedes” was beautifully phrased by the countertenor, Taylor…Chuchman’s duet with tenor Thomas Cooley in “Domine Deus” was a […]

Bragle’s “supple, expressive voice”

Posted on May 20, 2017 in Meg Bragle | No Comments
Bragle’s “supple, expressive voice”

“Bragle sang beautifully: she has a supple, expressive voice and an exceptionally intelligent musicality. She sang the Genesis verses as offerings to be marveled at and was fully equal to intricate rhythmic and harmonic dialog with all sections of the entire choir.” — Read more at Theater Scene.

“Meg Bragle was a superb Mary Cleophas”

Posted on May 9, 2017 in Meg Bragle | No Comments
“Meg Bragle was a superb Mary Cleophas”

Meg Bragle was a superb Mary Cleophas, a part which emphasizes her strong alto register…if this orchestra is the shape of things to come, ABS fans must be overjoyed.” — Read more at San Francisco Classical Voice.

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

Cooley and Bragle sing “Mozart’s Idomeneo, Specially Adapted for Carmel”

Posted on Jul 21, 2016 in Meg Bragle, Reviews, Thomas Cooley | No Comments
Cooley and Bragle sing “Mozart’s Idomeneo, Specially Adapted for Carmel”

“The role of Idomeneo sung by Thomas Cooley was brilliant, especially since several of his arias are easily some of the most challenging in the tenor repertoire. His physical stamina, coupled with his masterful musicianship allowed for an impressive delivery, especially in some challenging melismatic passages. It was an impressive accomplishment…Meg Bragle sang the role […]

Preview: McGegan, Bragle and PBO bring Messiah to Weill Hall

Posted on Dec 17, 2015 in Artist News, Meg Bragle, News, Nicholas McGegan | No Comments
Preview: McGegan, Bragle and PBO bring Messiah to Weill Hall

“British-born McGegan will take his period instrument ensemble and accompanying chorale to Weill Hall at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, for an unabridged performance of the “Messiah,” one of the best-known works of the baroque era. “We are doing it complete, so there is no escape,” the wry conductor said in a phone interview from […]

NY Times review: Bragle sings ‘Messiah’ at St. Thomas

Posted on Dec 9, 2015 in Meg Bragle, Reviews | No Comments
NY Times review: Bragle sings ‘Messiah’ at St. Thomas

“For many New Yorkers of a classical bent, the holiday season officially begins with the two performances of Handel’s “Messiah” at St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue…Ms. Bragle and Mr. Bell were especially strong, pliant and communicative.” – Read more at nytimes.com.

Cooley, Van Doren, Bragle: “spirited advocacy for Handel rarity”

Cooley, Van Doren, Bragle: “spirited advocacy for Handel rarity”

“Thomas Cooley brought a vibrant and forceful tenor to Judas…Cooley was consistently strong of voice and alive to the text—ardent and elegant in “No unhallow’d desire” and delivering a clarion “Sound an alarm!” Bragle brought a natural ease and nobility to her arias and Van Doren conveyed her solos with a fresh, graceful quality. Van […]

Bragle and Panthaki with the Calgary Philharmonic

Bragle and Panthaki with the Calgary Philharmonic

“No one in attendance will forget the radiant, pure singing of Sherezade Panthaki…Meg Bragle, the other vocal soloist, sang with warmth and an secure command of languages and style.” – Read more

Meg Bragle: Bach Cantata Project review

Posted on Dec 23, 2013 in Artist News, Meg Bragle, Reviews | No Comments
Meg Bragle:  Bach Cantata Project review

“Alto Meg Bragle is new to the project and sang splendidly. Bragle’s work proved just as distinguished in the Advent cantata, Prepare The Ways, Prepare The Path.” Read more at The Vancouver Sun.