Reviews

 

 Photo by Paul Sirochman

Photo by Paul Sirochman

Lucia Di lammermoor

"...Meryl Dominguez played Lucia and Mackenzie Gotcher played Edgardo. Both are relatively new artists at AVA but have solid, mature voices. They thrilled..."

- http://www.broadstreetreview.com/music/academy-of-vocal-arts-presents-lucia-di-lammermoor

"Soprano Meryl Dominguez essayed the title role with an intense feel for the role’s foreboding of doom and a memorable command over the coloratura demands of the vocal writing. "

-http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2017/03/01/exhausting-and-electrifying-music-making-at-st-pauls/


Magic Flute

"Fortunately, AVA’s opening night cast was superb, none more so than soprano Meryl Dominguez as the terrifying Queen of the Night. Her coloratura was so spot-on — even the four “High Fs” above “High C” — that she brought back memories of the late Roberta Peters singing the role at the Metropolitan Opera."

-http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2017/05/05/st-pauls-choir-will-be-in-residence-at-st-pauls-london/

"Dominguez was especially impressive as she cleanly proclaimed the difficult, high staccato passages in Der Hölle Rache..."

-http://www.broadstreetreview.com/music/academy-of-vocal-arts-presents-mozarts-the-magic-flute#

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La traviata

"Soprano Meryl Dominguez gave a highly charged rendition of Violetta’s music."

-http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2018/04/25/hemenway-shines-in-final-evensong-at-st-pauls/

"Her silvery, flexible soprano with its easy upper register is a natural fit for the first act especially. Indeed, she made a fine impression in “Sempre libera,” where keeping up with Macatsoris’s bracingly fast tempos was itself an achievement, but Dominguez also negotiated the details with precision and finesse.

-https://www.phillymag.com/ticket/2018/04/23/review-sparkling-poignant-la-traviata-ava/#5Tl4PkRBQ8P1DaTJ.99