ARIADNE AUF NAXOS - JUNE 1992
|John Treleaven sang the “voice-murdering“ joyous tones of Bacchus with astonishing brilliance and without effort. One seldom hears this part sung so securely.
John Treleaven as Bacchus displayed a powerful tenor voice. Peter Brenner directed him in a rather static way but the interpretation seemed to benefit from this. After all, this is a notoriously difficult, even dreaded part that the singer mastered admirably.
|John Treleaven mastered the role of Bacchus with a remarkable shining tenor voice.
|John Treleaven as Bacchus shines with vigorous heroic power and a voice of cast iron.