opening night audience heard one of the sweetest tenor voices on a local opera
season for some time as the nobleman Belmonte.Bradley Willams (Belmonte) brought to the cast a tenor that managed to
be large and compelling without forcing high notes.His Shall I Finally See You
Constanze? in Act One was a truly fine moment.
The Commercial Appeal
La Fille du Régiment - Opera Australia
Texan tenor Bradley
Williams presented an earnest portrait of the young Tyrolean peasant as ardent
suitor.His voice was steady and pure
and he maintained his footing on some hazardous musical terrain.
Sydney Daily Telegraph
Bradley Williams as Tonio, Marie’s love sang well.His Act Two aria was a musical high point.
Marie’s peasant beau,
Tonio, was sung by a young American newcomer, Bradley Williams.His true voice and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers good looks hint that he can only
get bigger and better as time goes by.
Don Giovanni - Florentine
Commendatore, Kelly Anderson’s Masetto and Bradley D. Williams’ Don Ottavio
completed the strong cast.Williams,
especially impressed with his breath control in long phrases and beautifully
floated pianissimos in two showpiece arias.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
La Cenerentola - San Diego Opera
Bradley Williams is
truly royal as the Prince.He has a
sweet tenor and impressive range but only one opportunity to sing.
North County Times
Don Ramiro lo
interpretó el tenor americano Bradley Williams, simpático, romántico y amoroso.
La Cenerentola - Berkshire Opera
Williams is a
boyish-looking tenor and his voice has a youthful ring.He has excellent range, marvelous control
and the facility needed to flutter about accurately in coloratura passages.
The Daily Gazette
clear, elegant lyric tenor was perfect for the role of the Prince.He easily made all of the high notes in this
difficult role securely.
WBRK Radio Pittsfield
Williams’ light-textured voice fit the part of the Prince nicely.The high C’s were right on target!
Her prince, Don
Ramiro, was sung and nicely acted by tenor Bradley Williams.Williams’ instrument was a contender in
Rossini’s vocal olympics, able to negotiate glistening scales and flip to high B’s
and C’s with tuneful ease.
acquitted himself of the role with appropriate good looks and a feather-light
tenor voice that did justice to the hefty coloratura demands.
proved a nimble, clear-toned tenor and a straight-forward actor as the Prince,
The Boston Globe
Lyric tenor Bradley
Williams goes after Rossini’s highly difficult tessitura in the role as the
Prince.It is peppered with high notes,
and Williams interpolates a few extras on his own.
Albany Times Union
Williams, as the love-stricken Don Ramiro, is another newcomer here.His mellow voice executes some remarkably
florid coloratura-like lines vis-a-vis his Cinderella.
Harvey Milk - Houston Grand Opera (World
Harvey meets his lover, Scott (the silvery tenor Bradley
Williams), at the Stonewall riots in Manhattan, and the two of them sing the
arching Italianate duet “ This warm night
Bradley Williams was appropriately ardent as Scott.
The San Diego
The rest of the castfilled multiple roles,with not
a single weak link among them.Most
impressive,perhaps,were tenor Raymond Very as Dan White,tenor Bradley Williams as Scott,and soprano Juliana Gondek as Mama and
Tenor Bradley Williams,as Milk’s lover Scott,is
blessed with a lighter,more flexible
instrument than Raymond Very,and sang
The excellent cast included Bradley Williams as Milk’s lover
Williams was an ideal Scott Smith,a
hunky young activist who draws Milk out of a Wall Street closet to become a
leader of men.
The London Observer
Of all the artists involved in Harvey Milk,the singers portraying Harvey and his hunky
young hippie lover,Scott,came off best.Robert Orth’s Act I aria and the two duets with Bradley Williams
as Scott are the score’s best moments,wonderfully served by the performers.
L’Italiana in Algeri - Florentine Opera
The excellent cast included the stylish Lindoro of
fresh-voiced Bradley Williams
La Donna del Lago - Lake George Opera Festival
As a youngish King James V in disguise,tenor Bradley Williams tackled his Act II
coloratura aria with elan and polish.
Lord Snowden, would-be suitor, is passionately sung by
Bradley Williams.His command of his
upper register (several high C’s and D’s) is a wonder to behold.Always focused, always in control, his Act
II duel with rival Roderick is successful both physically and vocally.
As her suitors,tenors Bradley Williams and Charles Workman,as King James and Prince Roderick respectively,come on blockbusters.Rossini’s grueling demands for swift runs
and roulades are met head-on.It is
precisely because these two roles that the opera has been in mothballs for most
of it’s life.They’re almost
unsingable;these guys go at it,full throttle,with amazing results.
Zampa (Hérold) - Wexford Festival
Bradley Williams is in fine romantic support.
This role was undertaken with considerable confidence by
Wexford achieved near-miracles in casting it,since it needed four tenors,two of them required to surmount high C’s
and D flats:John Daniecki (Zampa) and
Bradley Williams (his brother Alphonse) easily encompassed the range of these
Wexford amazingly,found the tenors,notably John
Daniecki as a dashing Zampa and Bradley Williams as Alphonse.
John Daniecki and Bradley Williams are powerful and true bel
Zampa is not easy to cast:you need two tenors with Cs and D flats,and two such there were - John Daniecki and Bradley
Williams,the latter an exceptionally
musical singer to boot.
TheTimes ( London)
Roméo et Juliette - Eugene Opera
Eugene Opera’s production of Gounod’s romantic masterpiece Roméo et Julietteproves definitively that 19th-century French
opera is alive andwell - provided that
you take at least the traditional cuts and find the right tenor.... Two real
heroes were evident Friday night.On
stage,Bradley Williams is a spectacular
young tenor from Texas who not only looks about 16,he makes Roméo a believably and sympathetic young lover.Williams also proves that the very rare True
French Tenor is alive and well.It’s
partly style, partly diction and partly some gift that even the French can’t
Don Pasquale - Edmonton Opera
Canadian debut sang with a notable voice and with aplomb.
Bradley Williams sings the part of Ernesto with an amazingly
pure tenor voice.