Gremin in Eugene Onegin
"Bass Stefan Szkafarowsky, fresh from his impressive performance as Commendatore in Mozart's "Don Giovanni" on the previous evening, gave particular luster to the third act, singing Prince Gremin's love for his new wife Tatyana with elegance, vocal and emotional power - and bringing down the house a second time." (Click here for full review.)
- Bruce Carr, The Des Moines Register, 7/2/2012
Vodnik in Rusalka
"Stefan Szkafarowsky, with his rock-solid bass voice, offers an affecting take on Vodnik." (Click here for full review.)
- Kyle MacMillan, The Denver Post, 02/16/2011
"With his resonant bass Stefan Szkafarowsky made father Vodnik an unusually sympathetic figure." (Click here for full review.)
- Wes Blomster, Daily Camera, 02/13/2011
Prince Gremin in Eugene Onegin
"Here was a bass that actually hit a note in his lowest range ... besides effectively shaping the melodic line."
-St. Louis Post Dispatch
"Stefan Szkafarowsky brought a regal bass to Prince Gremin's showcase aria."
-San Diego Union Tribune
Filippo in Don Carlo
"Stefan Szkafarowsky sang a dynamically realized Filippo, displaying sure command of a mellifluous instrument."
Zaccarias in Nabucco
"Stefan Szkafarowsky, by contrast, infused the prophet Zaccarias with a burning intensity that lifted the level of the show whenever he was on stage."
-The Hartford Courant
"Bass Stefan Szkafarowsky's Zaccaria was smooth, liquid, and dignified; a natural and imposing figure for the high priest."
"It was bass Stefan Szkafarowsky who had the greatest triumph due to his dynamic contrasts in Nabucco..."
Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor
"Woods' performance was backed by several very strong performances... Stefan Szkafarowsky as Raimondo... whose thundering judgements are like a classic chorus."
"A towering presence and one of the finest bass voices heard here in many years makes memorable the role of Raimondo, as sung by Stefan Szkafarowsky."
"Massive is an understatement to describe Stefan Szkafarowsky's bass voice - he rocked the hall with his mighty instrument."
-The Grand Rapids Press
Lodovico in Otello
"A pleasant surprise was the deep bass of Stefan Szkafarowsky - a solid, mature Lodovico."
Ferrando in Il Trovatore
"Far more vital was the Ferrando of Stefan Szkafarowsky whose 'Abbietta zingara' set the tone for the production - dark, grand, and infused with rhythmic incisiveness."