Opera News: Review of “Zabur” with Michael Kelly

Posted on Jan 18, 2017 in Michael Kelly, Recording, Reviews | No Comments
Opera News: Review of “Zabur” with Michael Kelly

“As Daewood, the fervently expressive baritone Michael Kelly brings us into the shelter, aghast at the horrors he has witnessed outside and unsure if he should write about them. Later, when he finds his voice through music, he bursts with exuberant artistic inspiration.” – Read more at operanews.com.

Cooley and Kelly appear at Carnegie Hall with Indianapolis Symphonic Choir

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Cooley and Kelly appear at Carnegie Hall with Indianapolis Symphonic Choir

“…the smoothly eloquent baritone Michael Kelly…The fine tenor was Thomas Cooley. With excellent French he infused these youthful and sensuous pieces with imagination and color.” — Read more at American Record Guide

Michael Kelly is “ceaselessly expressive and energetic”

Posted on Nov 19, 2016 in Michael Kelly, Reviews | No Comments
Michael Kelly is “ceaselessly expressive and energetic”

“The role was sung by Michael Kelly, who was ceaselessly expressive and energetic as well as in command of the kind of robust high baritone that works best in the opera.” — Read more at Jay Harvey Upstage.

Michael Kelly: “An Oratorio for Peace In Syria”

Posted on Apr 27, 2015 in Artist News, Michael Kelly, News, Reviews | No Comments
Michael Kelly: “An Oratorio for Peace In Syria”

“Kelly’s voice and his artistry are both testaments to the equality of all capable musicians.” – Read more

Kelly, Molomot and Sieden in Orff’s “Carmina” with Pacific Symphony

Kelly, Molomot and Sieden in Orff’s “Carmina” with Pacific Symphony

“Baritone Michael Kelly (the father) negotiated his solos with luxurious warmth and a firm line.” “Soprano Cyndia Sieden (the mother) sang clearly and elegantly, handling the high stuff with aplomb.” “Tenor Marc Molomot (the passenger) managed the Swan’s song evenly and eloquently, without, it would appear, resorting to falsetto.” Read more here.