Tom Rakewell / The Rake’s Progress

KATINKREVIEWS, The Rake's Progress

Utah Opera

“Tenor Norman Reinhardt was riveting in the central role of Tom Rakewell on opening night. Not only did he make Stravinsky’s challenging music sound as natural as casual speech, he gave a poignant portrayal of Tom’s character arc through his singing and acting. Reinhardt packed a whole scene’s worth of meaning into a single word — “Why?” — in his breakfast scene with Baba the Turk and won the audience’s sympathy even when the character was behaving badly.”
The Salt Lake Tribune, May 2015

Oper Leipzig

“Norman Reinhardt, vocally no less insistent, characterised the rake in all its indecisiveness and passive attitude.”
Neues Deutschland, May 2014

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