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Hoffmann at LA Opera!

Source: LA Times
Author: Mark Swed
Publication Date: 26 Mar 2017

“His voice is at its prime, unwavering throughout a nearly four-hour opera. His high notes have a ping that brightened an often poorly lighted stage. But there is now a richness throughout his range” LA Times

“He effortlessly held long, pingy high notes and sounded as fresh at the end of the opera as at the beginning. ” Bachtrack

“From his first reeling appearance as the drunken poet, to his final elevation into the Arcadian realm of the gods, Grigolo owned the role. He has a voice that can explode like a canon, ring like a bell and purr like a pussycat. He totally embodied the part, vocally, dramatically and visually”  LA Daily News

 

Praise for Werther at The Met!

Source: New York Times
Author: ZACHARY WOOLFE
Publication Date: 17 Feb 2017

“When Mr. Grigolo sings the role, you believe it. Both brazen and intimate, his muscular voice crinkling with emotion, he may be the most galvanically convincing singer in the world today”

THE NEW YORK TIMES

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Grigolo sparks Met’s second-cast ‘Rigoletto’

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Source: The Washington Examiner
Author: N.N.
Publication Date: 17 Apr 2013

“There’s no danger of dullness with charismatic Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo in the role of the callous Duke of Mantua. From the moment he bounds on stage in a white dinner jacket to grab a fake microphone and sing his opening aria, “Questa o quella,” Grigolo exudes a swaggering sex appeal and brash self-confidence that perfectly match his character.”
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Rigoletto

Source: The Stage
Author: Edward Bhesania
Publication Date: 02 Apr 2012

“…he is vocally so vibrant, agile and charismatic on the one hand and so expressively tender on the other…. In his passionate E il sol dell’anima he seduces not only Gilda but the entire audience” Full article

Rigoletto, Covent Garden – review

Source: London Evening Standard
Author: Barry Millington
Publication Date: 02 Apr 2012

“With his full-throated, appealing tone rising to thrilling top Bs and his charismatic, unbuttoned stage presence, he is a show-stealer.” Full article

The Royal Opera – Rigoletto

Source: Classical Source
Author: Peter Reed
Publication Date: 30 Mar 2012

“His voice is very powerful, and replete with the full Italian armoury of sobs, portamento, look-at-me rubato and phrase teasing. He easily fulfils the role’s “young and handsome” brief, he brings a lithe finesse to the quieter music, and was impressively agile in ’La donna e mobile’ ” Full article

Ténor Rock`n`Roll

Source: Paris Match
Author: Sacha Reins
Publication Date: 15 Dec 2011

La critique le snobe, mais le jeune Italien se voit déja en star de l’opéra. Et rêve même de devenir le nouveau chanteur de Queen!
Full full article in French, please click here

BERLINER MORGENPOST

Source: Berliner Morgenpost
Author: Stefan Anker
Publication Date: 08 Oct 2011

Als Tenor ist Vittorio Grigolo auf dem Weg zu einer Weltkarriere, er sang schon an der Mailänder Scala und an der Metropolitan Opera in New York – übertragen auf den Motorsport ist das die Formel 1, und wer weiß, ob der Rennfahrer Grigolo dieses Ziel wirklich erreicht hätte.

Full full article in German, please click here

Pitch Perfect

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Source: Vogue Magazine
Author: Caroline Palmer
Publication Date: 01 Oct 2011

Since racking up rave reviews as the lovesick Rodolfo in Puccini’s sold-out La Bohème at the Metropolitan Opera in New York last year, the darkly handsome, wildly flirtatious Italian-born tenor Vittorio Grogolo has been jetting from New York to sold-out performances in Milan and London, recording a thid solo album (this month’s Arrivederci), and preparing to make his highly anticipated West Coast operatic debut in Romeo and Juliet, directed by Plácido Domingo, at the L.A. Opera next month.”I knew he would be a great talent from the moment I first heard him audition.” says Domingo, who initially brought him to the Washington National Opera. […]

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CLASSIC VOICE ITALY

Source: CLASSIC VOICE ITALY
Author: Elvio Giudici
Publication Date: 01 Oct 2011

“Not only is Grigolo good at it: he does it in style and is probably the best I have heard…… I am wondering whether he isn’t actually our top artist.”

Full full article in Italian, please click here