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Christina Wilcocks (Mezzo-soprano)
From the Press

Felix Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Caramoor Festival:
“The soloists showed their strengths in their defining arias – Christina Wilcox in ‘O rest in the Lord’.”
Journal News - August 6, 2002

Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 8, Choral Arts Society, Washington, DC:
“The best contributions cam from mezzo-soprano Christina Wilcox, who has a pleasingly serrated edge to her voice.”
Washington Post - November 7, 2000

Soloist, Pasadena Pops, Rachael Worby, conductor:
“Christina Wilcox sang movingly.”
Los Angeles Times - August 28, 2000

Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Wichita Symphony. Zuohuang Chen, conductor:
“Mezzo Christina Wilcox sang with a dark sound and pious weight as the ‘Urlicht’ movement led into the stormy finale.”
Wichita Eagle - April 16, 2000

Verdi Requiem, Tulsa Philharmonic, Kenneth Jean, conductor
Headline “Great Verdi Concert”
“Wilcox's performance of the aria-like ‘Liber scriptus’ was quite excellent.”
Tulsa World - March 29, 1999.

Siebel in Charles Gounod’s Faust, Seattle Opera, Maximiano Valdes, conductor:
“Christina Wilcox’s Siebel had more character than usual.”
Opera News - March 1999

“Christina Wilcox was an engaging Siebel, both tender and earnest.”
Seattle Post Intelligencer - October 19, 1998

“Another vocal standout was Christina Wilcox, whose sturdy, boyish Siebel made her a real asset.”
Tacoma News Tribune - October 24, 1998

George Frideric Handel’s Messiah, Buffalo Philharmonic, JoAnn Faletta, conductor:
“The extremely expressive singing of Christina Wilcox makes buying a ticket worthwhile all by itself. Wilcox creamy but well focused mezzo was captivating in ‘But Who May Abide,’ while she unleashed superb melismatic control in the ‘Refiner’s fire’ episode and soared impressively in hr upper register at the conclusion.”
Buffalo News - December 21, 1997

L.v. Beethoven Missa Solemnis, Los Angeles Master Chorale:
“Mezzo-soprano Christina Wilcox – capable of beautiful solo singing.”
Los Angeles Times - October 27, 1997

Verdi Requiem, National Symphony Orchestra, Zdenek Macal, conductor
“Mezzo-soprano Christina Wilcox for here eloquent, caressing warmth and beautiful legato, particularly in the deeply moving ‘Lacrymosa dies illa’.”
Washington Post – August 4, 1997

Verdi Requiem, Wichita Symphony Orchestra, Zouhuang Chen, conductor
“Wilcox made special artistry of her solo moments, with a voice of such force, focus and care that I found myself wishing I could see her in a staged Verdi opera.”
Wichita Eagle - April 14, 1996

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Source: Donald E. Osborne, California Artists Management (February 2004)
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Donald E. Osborne (May 2004)

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