KARLSRUHE - NOVEMBER 1999
|John Treleaven as Apollo mastered the extremely demanding tenor role with power and the highest intensity.|
The singing of the Karlsruhe ensemble once more scaled astonishing heights... The two tenors were ideally contrasted..........and John Treleaven as Apollo: a conqueror in absolute authority, matching his heroic appearance with brilliant highs delivered at full power.
|Above all, John Treleaven as an Apollo with amazingly sure high notes - one of the most difficult tenor parts in the Strauss repertoire.|
|John Treleaven..... mastered the enormous role of Apollo with splendid dynamic vigor, rich phrasing and colour. Badische Neueste Nachrichten 23.11.99 John Treleaven was an Apollo of substance, a focussed heldentenor.|