"A notable Melot"
"Thapa as Kudryash was uniformly excellent. Delectably cheeky, with a bright and handsome tenor, you were
witnessing a man living in the moment. His singing of Janácek's synthetic "folk song" was one of the
highlights of the evening."
(Opera Britannia / Antony Lias)
"...notable in the small role of Aufidio, Silla's confident, and he made Aufidio's recitative vivid..."
(Robert Hugill, Planet Hugill)
“...vivid performances from those above and from Paul Nilon (Scribbler), Stephanie Corley (Emma) and Ben
(The Times / Anna Picard)
"...Ben Thapa was a resolute figure of vocal authority..."
"Ben Thapa sings Johnson's "Ch'ella mi creda" with feeling."
(The Telegraph / Rupert Christiansen)
“Ben Thapa as Tamino showed promise of a tenor that will mature to fit him for heavier roles and he was
already colouring his singing expressively”
(Opera / Margaret Davies)
"Ben Thapa gave strong support as Arbace"
Ben Thapa - Tenor