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DOn GIovanni - OPERA THEATRE COMPANY

Jonathan may is the commendatore coming splendidly into his own as he comes back to life to drag the great seducer down to hell”

IRISH INDEPENDANT

JOnathan may is suitably scary as the commendatore”

BACHTRACK

“JONATHAN MAY’s COMMENDATORe is WONDERFULLY REAlISED VOCALLY...”

the arts review


IL TROVATORE - SCOTTISH OPERA

“Jonathan May’s Ferrando sets the scene – tough, clean-sung and authoritative”

THE SCOTSMAN

“AS FERRANDO Jonathan May’s narration of the prior events that give rise to our story was wonderfully measured and brilliantly clear”

OPERA BRITANNIA

“There is also strong work done by Jonathan May as Ferrando, the Captain of the Guard whose gruesome tales open the show and set up the story. He relishes his account of witchcraft and murder and delivers it all beautifully.”

EDINBURGH GUIDE

“Jonathan May gets the evening off to an excellent start with Ferrando’s narration”

THE STAGE

“JOnathan MAy’s Ferrando...offered appreciable support”

OPERA MAGAZINE

AS FERRANDO JONATHAN MAY OPENED THE OPERA WITH A STRIKINGly SUNG NARRATION, BOLDLY VOICED AND CRISPLY ARTICULATEd”

opera NEWS



JENUFA - SCOTTISH OPERA

THE COMPrimaro roles were all well taken, notably...Jonathan may’s MAYOR”

OPERA MAGAZINE

“Honourable mentions go to two smaller parts... Jonathan May’s Mayor was perhaps the most distinguished male vocal singing of the evening.”

OPERA BRITANNIA

“Memorable too was the arrival of Jonathan May, the Mayor, and his wife, Sarah Pring, who has to be gently chided.”

EDINBURGH GUIDE


PUNCH AND JUDY - OPERA DE GENEVE

“Als echtes Komikerpaar erscheinen Mark Milhofer und Jonathan May als Richter und Doktor”

Neue Zürcher Zeitung


Curlew River - The Japan Society, New York
“Jonathan May was excellent as the Traveller”
New York Observer
‘Jonathan May was a sympathetic Traveller”
New York Times


Madama Butterfly - Opera North

"Jonathan May's Bonze is unusual and impressive: a wild, rough-hewn holy man hurling out unpalatable dogmas."

The Times

"Jonathan May's Bonze was well defined..."
The Independent


Don Giovanni - Welsh National Opera
“Jonathan May is suitably dominating as the Commendatore.”
The Stage
"Jonathan May’s Commendatore had about him a commendable chill.”
Opera Magazine


Powder Her Face - Opera de Metz
“In the triple incarnation of the Duke, the Judge and the Hotel Manager the bass Jonathan May performed magnificently, with a vocal range that required at the same time a sepulchral low register and a falsetto which he negotiated with a masterliness worthy of acclaim.”
concertclassic.com


Carmen - Welsh National Opera
"Jonathan May as Zuniga was a particular vivid performance."
The Times