Cummings’ “magnificent Saul”…Jurenas “a stunning DAVID”

Posted on May 20, 2019 in Artist News, Eric Jurenas, Laurence Cummings | No Comments
Cummings’ “magnificent Saul”…Jurenas “a stunning DAVID”

“Cummings and the FOG had the audience in the collective palm of their hands… “Eric Jurenas was a stunning DAVID, with strong penetrating tone across his range and especially in the high notes, good flexibility, and judiciously deployed vibrato, not heard that often in countertenors, and great vocal expessiveness …delivering golden top notes…his reading of […]

Jurenas’ “riveting and versatile interpretations”

Posted on Dec 8, 2018 in Eric Jurenas, Reviews | No Comments
Jurenas’ “riveting and versatile interpretations”

“Countertenor Eric Jurenas gave riveting and versatile interpretations throughout in his Boston debut. From his first recitative at “Behold, a virgin shall conceive,” to his last “O death, where is thy sting,” his clarion voice and sensitive phrasing stood out and buoyed the dramatic texts.” – Read more at The Boston Musical Intelligencer.

Jurenas is “the driving force of expression” in ‘Peter Pan’

Posted on Jan 19, 2017 in Eric Jurenas, Reviews | No Comments
Jurenas is “the driving force of expression” in ‘Peter Pan’

“Gliding as Peter Pan is countertenor Eric Jurenas. He demonstrates himself as a true aerial acrobat. While somersaulting and hanging upside down, he sings with a strong, pleasant voice…and in understandable, clear German. Eric Jurenas as Peter Pan is the driving force of expression, the ideal casting choice.” — Read more at Online Merker. Photo: […]

Jurenas sings “festive and brilliantly executed program” with ABS

Posted on Apr 26, 2016 in Eric Jurenas, Reviews | No Comments
Jurenas sings “festive and brilliantly executed program” with ABS

“Prominently featured among the vocal soloists was countertenor Eric Jurenas who demonstrated why he is the recipient of the 2017 Jeffrey Thomas Award. Jurenas’ performance…created one of the other intimate moments of the concert…in the duet “Hilf mir es, Jesu, auch vollbringen” (Help me, Jesus, to also accomplish).” – Read more at sfcv.org.

New York Times Review: Krull and Jurenas with Opera Lafayette

Posted on Dec 2, 2015 in Eric Jurenas, Marguerite Krull, Reviews | No Comments
New York Times Review: Krull and Jurenas with Opera Lafayette

“Marguerite Krull was effective in the thankless trouser role of Arbace, Marzia’s would-be lover. (Don’t you hate it when a Caesar gets in your way?) Eric Jurenas, another powerful and pliant countertenor, sang Fulvio, Caesar’s aide.” – Read more at nytimes.com.

Krull and Jurenas in ‘Catone and Utica’ at the Kennedy Center

Posted on Dec 1, 2015 in Eric Jurenas, Marguerite Krull, Reviews | No Comments
Krull and Jurenas in ‘Catone and Utica’ at the Kennedy Center

“Eric Jurenas returned as Fulvio with an even stronger voice and more beautiful tone…His voice was smooth, his stage presence poised, and his acting some of the most focused in the evening…Krull made a sympathetic Arbace and brought a beautiful warm sound to the pants role.” – Read more at dctheatrescene.com

Krull and Jurenas: “the greats have come out to sing” (DC Metro Theater Arts)

Posted on Nov 29, 2015 in Eric Jurenas, Marguerite Krull | No Comments
Krull and Jurenas: “the greats have come out to sing” (DC Metro Theater Arts)

“Eric Jurenas and Marguerite Krull round out this wonderful ensemble of six. As Fluvio, Jurenas captures the character’s somewhat ambiguous loyalty to Caesar, while Krull gives Arbace and his relentless pursuit of Marzia’s hand in marriage a vivid, light-hearted touch.” – Read more at dcmetrotheaterarts.com

Opera News: Jurenas’ “soft-grained delicacy” at Glimmerglass

Posted on Oct 27, 2015 in Eric Jurenas, Reviews | No Comments
Opera News: Jurenas’ “soft-grained delicacy” at Glimmerglass

“A distinct contrast was offered by the production’s other countertenor, Glimmerglass Young Artist Eric Jurenas, who sang with soft-grained delicacy as Cato’s ally Arbace.” – Read more

Jurenas in “stunning premiere” of Catone in Utica

Posted on Jul 21, 2015 in Eric Jurenas, Reviews | No Comments
Jurenas in “stunning premiere” of Catone in Utica

“Eric Jurenas managed to portray both great masculinity and playful, compelling gentleness, singing successfully in the tricky range of countertenor with an occasional plunge into a fully resonant depth.” – Read more at dctheatrescene.com.