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"The Great Tenor Hope"

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"The Great Tenor Hope"

Production: 
La Boheme
Source: 
The New York Times
Author: 
Michael White
Publication Date: 
17 October 2010
"Passion, romance, nobility of soul: Vittorio Grigolo plies his wares at the Met!"


"He is making his Metropolitan Opera debut this weekend, as Rodolfo in a revival of the Franco Zeffirelli production of Puccini’s “Bohème” in which the tenor —as opposed to the soprano, the stage director or the conductor— is set up to be the star. And Met administrators have been holding their collective breath for a repeat of the extraordinary scenes that greeted Mr. Grigolo’s Covent Garden debut in June" .


"Confident, commanding, with relentless energy pushed to the limit and sustained throughout, he sounded very much like the robust lyric tenor with a bell-like resonance that the world was waiting for, and he looked the part as well: youthfully handsome, with an animal alertness" .


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