27. January 2006 · Comments Off on A Singer From The Past · Categories: imported, Ramble

Some Opera San Jose folks might recognize the name Nmon Ford, as he sang with the company for a short while. He just received a very nice review for a performance with the LA Phil. In fact, this review is the sort we dream of. Read this, for instance

Ford wasn’t just up to the challenge. With stentorian tone, intense vibrato, superb diction and a genuinely heartfelt connection to the material, he seemed the only voice fit at the moment to bring these musical poems to life. With Conlon and an orchestra humming on all cylinders too, the performance became one of the most successful of the Philharmonic season.

Not bad, eh?

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