The best drama came from Cody Quattlebaum’s rendition of “There’s a law” from Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti. He has that elusive characteristic (charisma? presence?) that turns a performance into a conversation. Plus, he sports a smooth baritone, perfect diction, and a striking mane of hair.
Ilana Walder-Biesanz, Stark Insider
Long hair all up in a man-bun, bass-baritone Cody Quattlebaum (Ellicott City, MD) exploded with macho nerve in "There's a Law" from Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti. When he literally let his hair down, shaking it like a lion, he made the nasty aria a show-stopper.
Philip Campbell Bay area reporter