20 Oct 2005

With Lyric and Dramatic Powers, and Buff to Boot


Maltman.jpgBy DAVID MERMELSTEIN [NY Times, 20 October 2005]

English singers are often seen as vulnerable and even frail. The contralto Kathleen Ferrier and the tenors Peter Pears and Ian Bostridge come to mind. But the notion does not hold for the latest generation of English baritones.