“David Pershall verhilft mit kraftstrotzender, durchdringender Stimme den eindimensionalen Belcore zu glaubhafter Gestalt.”
“David Pershall helped with a powerful characterization and a penetrating voice to change the one dimensional Belcore into a credible figure”.
“Pershall made his mark, with a mellifluous tone, impeccable technique and just the right swaggering boisterousness for the role.”
“David Pershall was excellent as the rakish sergeant, Belcore.”
“Pershall is a surprise, playing Belcore with just the right balance of arrogance and buffoonery. There is a thin threat of menace which keeps the tension interesting, and an obliviousness borne of unquestioned confidence that is truly comedic.”
–Michael J. Opperman
“The chief catalysts of the comedy are baritones David Pershall and Andrew Wilkowske, and each is outstanding in both voice and portrayal. Pershall keeps things appropriately over-the-top as the smarmy soldier, Belcore, his absurdly high confidence level a comic contrast to Nemorino’s defeatism.”