Tenor Yeghishe Manucharyan was a clarion, gorgeously ringing and heroically consistent from top to bottom
- Boston Globe
Armenian tenor Yeghishe Manucharyan offered a winsome portrayal of Percy, his elegant and affecting voice possessing a gorgeous, veiled tone a bit reminiscent of renowned Italian tenor Giuseppe di Stefano. If this outing is any indication, Manucharyan is definitely worth keeping an eye on.”
- New York Newsday
Admired for his outstanding musical intelligence and for the purity, power, and flexibility of his voice, tenor Yeghishe Manucharyan is quickly becoming one of the most sought after young tenors singing today. Making his Carnegie Hall début in December 2003 as Percy in Donizetti's Anna Bolena with the Opera Orchestra of New York,
- New York Newsday
Gerald was tenor Yegishe Manucharyan, a young, bright-voiced lyric with power and a nice tone.
- Classics Today.
Yegische Manuchuryan was a stylish, sweet toned Gerald with breathtaking dolce voix-mixte high notes and unaffected lyricism. he is a lovely, romantic singer in a delicate style that has been neglected for over 100 years. He seemed to have fine romantic rapport with Eglise Gutierrez in their love duets.
Returning to city after his success last year in Bizet’s “Pear Fishers” was the affecting lyric tenor Yeghishe Manucharyan as Don Ottavio. For pure vocal beauty, he undoubtedly won first prize. There was no moment more glorious than the slow, luxuriant lullaby of his “Dalla Sua Pace.”
The Berlin Edition of the New York Feuilleton
Yeghishe Manucharyan was an excellent Don Ottavio. Once in a while, a first-class tenor (Tito Schipa, for example) takes this role, primarily to sing "Il mio tesoro intanto." On those rare occasions, the story slants oddly toward this character and away from the Don. We might not have had such greatness in this instance, but Mr. Manucharyan, who impressed last season as Nadir in "The Pearl Fishers," stood out with fine intonation and heartfelt dramatic tension.
-The New York Sun
The outstanding vocal moment came from Yeghishe Manucharyan with his beautifully controlled, sweet-toned and dynamically varied "Dalla sua pace". He was also very fine in "Il mio tesoro" and though he he not manage the big phrase in one breath, it was artfully carried of and his fiorature were precise.
Yeghishe Manucharyan has appeared a couple of times with the Opera Orchestra of New York, and made his City Opera debut last season in "The Pearl Fishers," but Don Ottavio was the best fit I've yet heard for his white-toned lyric tenor, and the audience responded warmly.
-New York times.
Manucharyan, in his Tulsa Opera debut, is wonderfully convincing as a young man in love, his emotions — be they joy or despair, love or hatred — barely contained within his skin. He also sings with great clarity and warmth, his possessing a brightness that recalled Pavarotti, especially in Alfredo's declaration of love, "Un di felice."
The narrative role of Eumolpus, the Eleusinian priest, requires a strong and agile tenor voice, and it found it in Yeghishe Manucharyan, who projected very well with a clear, bright sound.
-The Boston Musical Intelligencer.