Westman’s Scarpia: “Remarkable”, “Unscrupulous”, “Tyrannical”…

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“James Westman has the tools, the stature, the intensity and flippancy necessary to play the Machiavellian and unscrupulous Scarpia”
-Le Journal de Montreal, translated from french, original review here.

“Remarkable performance by baritone James Westman in the role of Scarpia”
-Info-Culture.biz, translated from french, original review here.

“James Westman’s Scarpia embodies not only tyrannical but also violent and disturbing lust.”
-La Press, Le Soleil, translated from french, original review here.

Role debut: SCARPIA with Opéra de Québec

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Tonight marks James’ debut as the evil Scarpia in Puccini’s opera TOSCA. He is delighted to be sharing this moment with Opéra de Québec. Check out the preview images here: