Press

“The rich, lustrous voice of bass-baritone Robert Cantrell shone as the Egyptian king.” – The Baltimore Sun

“Cantrell has a warm, supple voice….that brought out the lyrical intentions of the composers, making them treasured moments.”- The Washington Post

“Sunday’s recital found Cantrell in engaging form…the level of communication and nuance was admirable.”- The Baltimore Sun

“A superb performance from Bass-Baritone Robert Cantrell whose warm, powerful voice filled the room.”- Easton Star Democrat

“The series launches with a recital by a much-admired local vocal asset-baritone Robert Cantrell, whose rich tones have graced many a performance.”- The Baltimore Sun

“Bass-Baritone Robert Cantrell brought a powerful, well-controlled voice to his performance.”- The Washington Post

“Robert Cantrell’s rich bass-baritone conveyed the poetic beauty of the Hostias and Libera me passages.”- The Baltimore Sun

“Robert Cantrell’s Tobit nearly stole the show with his rich, plangent bass-baritone and deeply expressive phrasing.”- The Baltimore Sun

“Joining the orchestra was the extraordinary bass-baritone Robert Cantrell, a singer with the Washington National Opera who should be famous.  His sumptuous voice, endless breath control and moving delivery of “Ol Man River” and “American Hymn” swept everyone away.”- The Reading Eagle

“Eloquent baritone Robert Cantrell’s rich sound filled out the songs impressively.”- The Baltimore Sun

“Robert Cantrell’s stirring bass filled out Balthazar’s music in eloquent fashion.”- The Baltimore Sun

“Cantrell’s ripe bass filled his solos vividly.”- The Baltimore Sun

“Special mention should be made of Robert Cantrell in the tiny role of Ambassador Lodovico.  With his superb voice and dramatic talent, he dominates a stage when he appears.”- The Kennett Paper Delaware

“The most beautiful singing came from Robert Cantrell.”- The Baltimore Sun

“Concert goers were moved by the powerful baritone of Robert Cantrell….Robert Cantrell has a magnificent voice and a very bright future.”- The Arts Council (Gainesville, GA)

“Robert Cantrell’s sizeable bass-baritone gave the Commendatore a sufficiently threatening presence.”- The Baltimore Sun

“Bass-Baritone Robert Cantrell contributed an Escamillo of substantial flair.  Physically large with a rich voice to match, Mr. Cantrell was a colorful and convincing toreador.”