Ty in Pit





medeaConducting Medea at the Teatro Greco, Taormina, Sicily “Buona la prova dell’Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana…diretta con molta cura e precisione dal canadese Tyrone Paterson, positivamente avviata verso quel recupero di prestigio che la sua gloriosa tradizione impone.” (Aldo Mattina, Giornale di Sicilia)..Medea

“No doubt, OLO’s traditional strength is in the pit and it was no different on opening night as maestro Tyrone Paterson, celebrating 10 years with the company, kept the National Arts Centre Orchestra humming.”
(Ottawa Sun) …Don Giovanni

“Paterson, who has made a name for himself as an opera conductor, stands well over six feet tall and is a commanding figure on the podium. He has expressive hands, and his baton patterns are crisp and clear. The maestro’s speaking is as articulate as his conducting, and he was able to put the large audience at ease from the start.” (The Daily Courier)…Orchestral Concert

“The timing and balance between the singers and the members of the National Arts Centre Orchestra in the pit was nothing less than superb.”
(Opera Canada)…Il trovatore

” La orchestra fue magnífica, casi perfecta con los cantantes dirigidos por Tyrone Paterson.”
(La revista) …Il barbiere di Siviglia

“Pour Verdi l’orchestre devient alors générateur d’ambience, un décorateur angoissant qui jette cette chape de malédiction sur tout l’opéra. Plutôt respectueux de la partition, le chef Tyrone Paterson…a donné un allant sans vigueur brute aux troupes de l’Orchestre du CNA, minutieuses. Il a démontré à plusieurs passages …une touchante sensibilité dialogale avec les solistes, attention qu’il soutenait avec grâce.”
(Le Droit)…Il trovatore

“If there was a musical star on this night, it would have to be the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra under conductor Tyrone Paterson. Time and again, the exactly right dramatic weight of Puccini’s remarkable orchestration was brought out with sensitivity and expressiveness.”
(Edmonton Journal) …La Bohème

“Conductor Tyrone Paterson fostered an intelligent and evocative account of the score. The National Arts Centre Orchestra played beautifully.”
(The Ottawa Citizen) …Les Pêcheurs de perles

“Much of the pleasure in the evening should be credited to conductor Tyrone Paterson, who was responsive to the sensitive balance between the score’s comic and sentimental elements.”
(Opera Canada) …L’elisir d’amore

“…under the baton of Canadian conductor Tyrone Paterson, was an excellent, original interpretation of the score. He achieved an acute dramatization of the individual passages; the sung passages were reminders of a dramatically spoken replication…”
( Czech Republic) …Jenufa

“Tyrone Paterson and the Edmonton Symphony supported Don Pasquale with split-second timing, precision and dramatic impact. The rapidly unfolding tapestry of themes dance by with briskness and energy.”
(Edmonton Journal)… Don Pasquale


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