Here area few selected quotes from reviews of my recent performances:
The Pearl Fishers (Melbourne Opera) Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne. (September 2014)
“Baritone Michael Lampard as Zurga was the pick of the singers…”
Review by Barney Zwartz, The Age
“Meanwhile, as Zurga, Michael Lampard was a tower of strength and sang magnificently.”
Review by Graham Ford, Stage Whispers.
“With a strong, focused voice and his shaved head, Michael Lampard was a more assertive Zurga… but had his own brand of sensitivity.”
Review by Heather Levitson, Classic Melbourne
Der Freischütz (Melbourne Opera) Athenaeum Theatre,
Melbourne. (February 2015)
Baritone Michael Lampard practically steals the show before it has scarcely begun, energetically delivering Kilian’s infectious mocking song “Let him gaze on me as king.”
Review by Simon Parris, Man in Chair
Special mention must be made of Michael Lampard as Kilian, the Marksman’s shooting rival. Lampard’s vocal and acting skills gave great impetus to Act I.
Review by Robert Holdsworth, Australian Book Review
The Garden (Forest Collective) Kew Court House, Melbourne. (July 2014)
“Lampard’s voice is a real treat: smooth, unaffected and easy tone, pure, while still quite full, and never sounding forced or pushed. Similarly, his stage presence was relaxed and grounded…”
Review by Alexandra Mathew, Limelight Magazine
The Zenith partnership is comfortable, Lampard’s baritone well-honed and resonant…”
Review by Clive O’Connell, Sydney Morning Herald.