"...notable in the small role of Aufidio, Silla's confident, and he made Aufidio's recitative vivid..."
(Robert Hugill, Planet Hugill)
"...Ben Thapa was a resolute figure of vocal authority..."
“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)
“...vivid performances from those above and from Paul Nilon (Scribbler), Stephanie Corley (Emma) and Ben
(The Times / Anna Picard)
"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)
Ben Thapa - Tenor
"Ben Thapa gave strong support as Arbace"
"A notable Melot"
"Ben Thapa sings Johnson's "Ch'ella mi creda" with feeling."
(The Telegraph / Rupert Christiansen)