Roucher in “Andrea Chenier” at Avery Fisher Hall

March 13th, 2013

“Un comentario especial merece el Roucher de David Pershall, un cantante de franco canto, fraseo elegante y futuro prometedor.”

“David Pershall’s performance of Roucher deserves a special comment, he’s a singer that honestly sings, with elegant phrasing and a promising future.”
– Horacio Tomalino

Opera News

“David Pershall turned in fine vocalism as Roucher.”
– David Shengold

The Classical Review

“David Pershall (as Roucher) stood out in a spirited ensemble that also included Philip Booth, Jennifer Feinstein, Renata Lamanda, Angelo Nardinocchi, Ronald Naldi, Nicola Pamio, Don Barnum, Michael O’Hearn, and Eric Keller.”
– Marion Lignana Rosenberg

“David Pershall, a polished baritone, as Chénier’s friend Roucher”
– Bruce-Michael Gelbert

Opera Obsession

“David Pershall was a solid presence as Roucher.”
– Lucy at

The New York Times

“There were some gems among the supporting singers, including the tenor Nicola Pamio, the baritone David Pershall and, as the elderly Madelon, the great mezzo-soprano Rosalind Elias.”
– By Zachary Woolfe

“David Pershall was appealing as Chenier’s friend, Roucher.”
– by Richard Sasanow