individual vocal color and
(Santa Clara Weekly)
"...this album [Surviving: Women's Words] offers four passionate meditations on the Holocaust experience delivered through a unique and highly compelling pair of voices, those of both composer and singer." (Examiner.com)
...McGuinness brings admirable diction to her execution...
"Soprano Nanette McGuinness (accompanied by Dale Tsang on piano and Laura Gaynon on cello) deftly negotiationed Garner's convolutions..." (Examiner.com)
McGuinness stood out, both for the clarity of her
stamina in the long and difficult part of Nino, Semiramis'
ornamented gloriously in the style of the period [in the Lord Nelson
Mass]... (Daily Republic)
"Act III [in Pilgrim's Progress] further confirmed that wanton
simply more fun...
all the supporting characters get their
opportunity to schtik and shine
given the context, maybe simmer is better),
knockouts Madam Wanton and
Bubble (Nicole Takesono and NanetteMcGuinness)..."
Francisco Classical Voice)
[in Rusalka], sung by Nanette McGuinness, Sara Lamar MacBride, and Dana
Anderson-Williams, were animated and beautifully blended, as fine as
one would hear
the most affluent companies. Their playful
trios, as they tease their father...
like mystical Bohemian
versions of the the Rhine maiden trios
Ring Cycle operas."
McGuinness...[was] a radiant Pamina."
a good level, in
completing the rest of the cast: the pleasing
"Musetta" of Nanette McGuinness
(Italy), trans. McGuinness)
role of Despina
was sung by Nanette McGuinness...She was
voice is full and with good enunciation."
singers afforded star-turn solos and then combined in various array,
result was often remarkable in some cases,
so in others. Exemplary of the former[was]....soprano
McGuinness'vibrant 'La Canzone di Doretta'
from Puccini's 'La
McGuinness as the daughter...[in Gianni Schicchi]
Schicchi] is truly an ensemble piece, and every one of
the scheming mourners deserves mention...Nanette McGuinness...: take a
McGuinness' attractive soprano [in Puccini's Le Villi]..."
"Also excellent are Lisa
Nanette McGuinness [as Cis],
and Edmund Kimbell
as the mischievous
children [in Albert Herrring]."
(Contra Costa Times)
performance [as Musetta] came well up to my
she was secure,
and precise, and interpreted her part in a
Director for La Boheme,
Margherita Ligure, Italy)
foto von Russ Fischell