SHARPLESS Madama Butterfly PUCCINI Dallas Opera

“Baritone James Westman delivered a vocally and dramatically nuanced performance in the role of Sharpless.”
-Wayne Lee Gay, Frontrow, Dallas Arts, May 10, 2010

COUNT Capriccio STRAUSS Pacific Opera

James Westman and the mezzo-soprano Norine Burgess bring considerable energy and charm to the more thinly drawn roles of the Count and the actress Clairon.”
-Victoria Times Colonist, March 1, 2010

Dashing baritone James Westman, sang the part of the “un-musical”; Count with fluid charm.”
-Elizabeth Paterson, Review Vancouver, Feb. 3, 2010

James Westman’s Count and Norine Burgess’ Clairon sang well and worked up a suitable level of chemistry.”
-Bernard Jacobson, Seen and Heard, February, 2010

James Westman portrays the Count as an overgrown boy (perhaps one of Bertie Wooster’s friends) – and he sings well, too.”
-Michael Johnson, Concertbet.com, February, 2010