11 Feb 2006
Baritone Sings to His Strong Suit of English Art Songs
By JEREMY EICHLER [NY Times, 11 February 2006]
When the baritone Thomas Meglioranza made his Weill Recital Hall debut in 2003, he gave fine performances of Schumann and Debussy, but the works that best conveyed his strengths were the English-language songs by Jorge Martín and Marc Blitzstein. Mr. Meglioranza sang these pieces not only with a warm and clear tone, but also with a crystalline diction that afforded the listener a rare directness of contact with the chosen poems and lyrics.