Soprano Leslie Ann Bradley: “A fine Desdemona”
The reviews are coming for Pacific Opera Victoria’s Otello. Leslie Ann Bradley made her role debut as Desdemona in this show. There are four performances left! Click here to learn more.
Soprano Leslie Ann Bradley is a fine Desdemona. Her rendition of the familiar Willow Song was lovely, perhaps even the night’s high point, with Bradley revealing a lush, sweet timbre. Yet her Desdemona is no pushover. When Otello accuses of her being a prostitute, she passionately rejects his denunciation. Here, Bradley’s voice took on a thrilling huskiness.”
-Times Colonist, full review here.
*photo credit: (left to right) Lynne McMurtry as Emilia, Todd Thomas as Iago, Leslie Ann Bradley as Desdemona and Kristian Benedikt as Otello. Photograph By David Cooper Photography.