Press

Il Trovatore

If all operatic performances of merit begin with the conductor—even “Trovatore,” the ultimate singers’ opera—then John Baril was the right choice to lead this excellent production. …Baril provided the eloquence and shrewd pacing from which the entire production took its vivid, dark persona.


Reno Evening Gazette October, 1998


Tosca

…rich orchestral playing led by John Baril made for a memorable production.


Colorado Independent July, 1998


Susannah

…the orchestra performs valiantly under the baton of John Baril.


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette March, 1998


The Ballad of Baby Doe

Conductor John Baril’s secure, energetic baton work had precision and rhythmic drive.


Opera News August, 1997