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"Steven Brennfleck, tenor, was dominant and engaging......His bold and lilting tone made him a vocal stand out in this production, but not as to separate himself from the overall texture."

THEATRE JONES

“Tenor Steven Brennfleck......delivered his role with outstanding presence and a clear, lyric voice in an outstanding performance.”

TEXAS CLASSICAL REVIEW

"Steven Brennfleck combines his glorious voice and technique with insightful and savvy interpretive skills that draw his audience into a song. I have rarely been so mesmerized and thrilled by a performer- Steven can bring you to tears with the same ease that he makes you giggle with delight."

STEPHANIE BLYTHE, MEZZO SOPRANO

Tenor Steven Brennfleck impressed earlier with his exuberant aria "Zerschmettert mich"...

SAN FRANCISCO CLASSICAL VOICE

“Heroic…”
SAN FRANCISCO CLASSICAL VOICE

 

"Tenor Steven Brennfleck...offered equal portions of elegant and dramatic phrasing."
THE BALITMORE SUN


"Tenor, Steven Brennfleck, sang plaintively as the young poet Cégeste."
OPERA NEWS


"...the tenor Steven Brennfleck is a standout as the poet Cégeste"
THE NEW YORK TIMES

"...Superb, dramatically astute...."
THE NEW YORK TIMES

"Tenor Steven Brennfleck hilariously portrayed an idealistic young artiste more interested in poetry, music and painting than satisfying (Concepcion's) carnal appetites."
WILLAMETTE WEEK

"...Gonzalve, sung superbly by tenor Steven Brennfleck, constantly waxed poetic instead of taking action."
OREGON MUSIC NEWS

"But the most nuanced humorist of the bunch is Steven Brennfleck as the poet Gonzalve, foppishly gazing at the page and making self-important gestures while virtually ignoring his supposed muse. Brennfleck’s crisp wit serves as a great complement to his lovely tenor."
PORTLAND MONTHLY MAGAZINE

"Steven Brennfleck gave the character of Beppe a refreshing, spontaneous quality."

OREGON MUSIC NEWS


"Steven Brennfleck sang the dying swan on a spit fearlessly even though it’s pitched in the upper stratosphere."
OREGON MUSIC NEWS

"Vocally, though, it is tenor Steven Brennfleck as Cégeste, a younger rival poet, who impresses most with an arresting performance marked by especially beautiful singing encompassing a wide spectrum of vocal colors...A young tenor of extraordinary promise."
VOIX-DES-ARTS

"His voice filled with anguish, Steven Brennfleck carried the day as the Narrator who tells the tale of Tancredi and Clorinda in 'Combattimento.'"
OREGON MUSIC NEWS