Seattle Times: “Bragle was the surprise of the evening”

Posted on Mar 15, 2019 in Meg Bragle, Reviews | No Comments
Seattle Times: “Bragle was the surprise of the evening”

“The four vocal soloists…were well chosen…Bragle was the surprise of the evening in a remarkably moving “Agnus Dei,” full of subtlety and feeling. -Read more at The Seattle Times. Photo: Brandon Patoc

Bragle’s “beautiful blend” at Winter Park Bach Fest

Posted on Mar 1, 2019 in Meg Bragle, Reviews | No Comments
Bragle’s “beautiful blend” at Winter Park Bach Fest

Wilson, the soprano, and Bragle, singing mezzo, have a beautiful blend and the kind of psychic link that lets them cut off phrases simultaneously and seemingly effortlessly. They explained they are longtime friends and musical collaborators, as they took questions from the audience on everything from favorite music to life on the road. – Read […]

Mercury News: Schwalbe artists among the best of 2018

Mercury News: Schwalbe artists among the best of 2018

“… Luca Francesconi’s opera…featured bravura performances by Heather Buck and Hadleigh Adams and was the thrilling highlight of the company’s summer season… German-Canadian tenor Schade… gave a lustrous performance featuring Romantic works made famous in the 1920s by Irish tenor John McCormack and violinist Fritz Kreisler… …an outstanding team of vocal soloists – soprano Camille […]

Bragle appointed Resident Artist at University of Pennsylvania

Posted on Jun 15, 2018 in General Updates, Meg Bragle, News, Press release | No Comments
Bragle appointed Resident Artist at University of Pennsylvania

“The Music Department is delighted to announce the appointment of distinguished mezzo-soprano Meg Bragle as Resident Artist and Director of Vocal Studies. Ms. Bragle will direct Penn’s Opera Scenes and the new Collegium Musicum. She will also lead masterclasses, offer coachings, perform recitals, and visit classes.” — Read more at upenn.edu.

Bragle’s “sterling interpretation” with Tempesta di Mare

Posted on Oct 2, 2017 in Meg Bragle, Reviews | No Comments
Bragle’s “sterling interpretation” with Tempesta di Mare

“Tempesta’s chamber ensemble was comprised of co-director Gwyn Roberts on flute & recorder, violinists Emlyn Ngai & Rebecca Harris, Lisa Terry on cello & viola da gamba, co-director and theorbo player Richard Stone, and harpsichordist Adam Pearl. Together they caught the courtly elegance, exquisite phrasing, lively rhythms and tart timbres of the five instrumental works […]

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 […]