"On Friday, I found myself enjoying Barbiere in Norton Hall mostly for the time-honored reasons. This is an opera that succeeds by not taking itself seriously, and while director Kathleen Smith Belcher promised social commentary in her program note, she mostly let the...


"Nistico’s deep voice is most satisfying, but what stays in the memory is his entirely believable, over-the-top tantrum." -Sarasota Herald Tribune

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"Falstaff is truly an ensemble opera, demanding solid acting and singing in even the smallest roles, and OC gave Edwards everything a director could wish for. Dana Beth Miller’s Quickly nearly stole the show, easily projecting her impeccably controlled mezzo to the far...


“Alongside Sigurdarson, some noteworthy voices shone. At the top of the list for unwavering consistency and interpretation, there was silken soprano Susannah Biller as the winsome ingénue Nannetta, hearty mezzo-soprano Dana Beth Miller as the nettlesome Dame Quickly......


"The role of Georgio Germont was ably portrayed by Sarasota Opera veteran Marc Nisticò, who is always an audience favorite. His voice. . . was perfect for the role of Alfredo’s father, and his subtle transition from antagonism to sympathy when he convinced Violetta to...


"His son, Manfredo, is portrayed by baritone Marco Nistico with the searing intensity required to project the agony of the jilted husband; tenor Matthew Vickers provides convincing power as the guilty lover, Avito"
-Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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"Chaowen Ting (USA/Taiwan) conducted gracefully. . . She was considerably more involved and specific in the lively "Era eguale la voce" from Puccini's Gianni Schicchi--much abetted by fabulously dramatized singing by baritone Marco Nisticò. . . Nisticò and mezzo Cather...


"Written for four of the great singers of that time, “Don Pasquale” has big vocal demands in every role — and Sarasota Opera’s singers certainly rose to the challenge. Marco Nistico was singing his first Pasquale, and even though he lacked a bit of basso heft in his he...


"Marco Nistico shines as the hilarious and sleazy Dr Dulcamara." -The Australia Times

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“Nisticò played Pasquale’s physician, the crafty Malatesta, with just the right amount of “over the top.” The tall and agile baritone was determined every step of the way, shrewdly manipulating everyone and improvising his way to the happy ending. His resonant voice wa...

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