Dobson “authoritative both in voice and in stage presence.”

Posted on Feb 4, 2019 in Alexander Dobson, Reviews | No Comments
Dobson “authoritative both in voice and in stage presence.”

“The always dependable baritone Alexander Dobson made an excellent King Karl, authoritative both in voice and in stage presence. Schubert’s frequent requirements for Karl to sing in his lowermost range posed no difficulty for him. In fact, he seemed to relish sounding such Sarastro-like depths.” – Read more at Stage Door

Dobson “won the audience” at Artis Naples

Posted on Jan 25, 2019 in Alexander Dobson, Reviews | No Comments
Dobson “won the audience” at Artis Naples

“…bass-baritone Alexander Dobson won the audience with the dramatic persona in his lover’s plea, “Con queste paroline”” – Read more at Naples News

Dobson’s “warm and powerful baritone”

Posted on Jul 7, 2018 in Alexander Dobson, Artist News, News, Reviews | No Comments
Dobson’s “warm and powerful baritone”

“Following Intermission, Alexander Dobson’s warm and powerful baritone voice filled the barn with the despair of a man who has been rejected by the one to whom he has confessed his love and longing. Schumann’s Dichterliebe, Op. 48, a cycle of sixteen songs, is the epitome of German Romanticism. No one can express despair better […]

Dobson “knows how to imbue every note with drama”

Posted on Feb 23, 2018 in Alexander Dobson, Reviews | No Comments
Dobson “knows how to imbue every note with drama”

“Special kudos go to the soloists…British-Canadian baritone Alexander Dobson, who knows how to imbue every note with drama.” — Read more at The Toronto Star. Photo: Tafelmusik and singers perform Alexander’s Feast by Handel on Thursday, Feb. 22 at Koerner Hall. (JOHN TERAUDS)

Dobson “superb” with Cleveland Orchestra

Posted on Jan 23, 2018 in Alexander Dobson, Reviews | No Comments
Dobson “superb” with Cleveland Orchestra

“Dobson’s German declamation was superb, and his singing assured — especially without benefit of an orchestral rehearsal.” — Read more at Cleveland Classical

Schwalbe artists give “rich, soaring performances” in Milwaukee

Schwalbe artists give “rich, soaring performances” in Milwaukee

“Dinur, the orchestra, the Milwaukee Symphony Chorus, and sopranos Sherezade Panthaki and Yulia Van Doren, countertenor Daniel Taylor, tenor Dominic Armstrong and baritone Alexander Dobson captured the individual character of each of the brief movements, knitting them into a compelling musical whole. The vocal soloists gave musically rich, soaring performances of their solo movements…” — […]

Dobson “superb” in Toronto Symphony’s “Belshazzar’s Feast”

Posted on Jun 3, 2017 in Alexander Dobson, Reviews | No Comments
Dobson “superb” in  Toronto Symphony’s “Belshazzar’s Feast”

“British-Canadian baritone Alexander Dobson was superb as he sang his ‘a cappella’ recitatives with authority and dramatic fervour.” — Read more at Toronto Concert Reviews.

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

Dobson’s “baritone power” propels ‘Don Giovanni’ with Florentine Opera

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 in Alexander Dobson, Reviews | No Comments
Dobson’s “baritone power” propels ‘Don Giovanni’ with Florentine Opera

“The title protagonist…was embodied in physique, serpentine poses and baritone power by Alexander Dobson. He flashes his sword and prowls for women like Douglas Fairbanks reborn into lechery.” — Read more at urbanmilwaukee.com.

Dobson creates “the quintessential bad boy”

Posted on Mar 18, 2017 in Alexander Dobson, Reviews | No Comments
Dobson creates “the quintessential bad boy”

Baritone Alexander Dobson (Don Giovanni), a libertine whose gruesome comeuppance is delivered by one of the many people he has wronged, used a ringing, present sound and duplicitous charm to create the quintessential bad boy. — Read more at jsonline.com.