Simon Boccanegra – Metropolitan Opera – February 2007

Marcello Giordani triumphed in the thankless duties of Gabriele Adorno, his tenor equally impressive in challenges of bravado and introspection.
– Martin Bernheimer, The Financial Times – February 20, 2007

Giordani, a much sought-after tenor these days, was Amelia’s lover, Gabriele Adorno, delivering stentorian high notes that embraced the audience. His entire vocal range rang with raw emotion as Adorno seethes with jealousy for the love between Amelia and her father, then ends up as their partner against political enemies.
The Associated Press – February 20, 2007

Giordani, with his bright tenor gleaming like sabers in sunlight, needed no warming up…
– Clive Barnes, New York Post – February 26, 2007

The tenor seems like an afterthought in this opera… but Marcello Giordani sang the role as if it were major. His sometimes-too-bright sound was toned down in the more intimate moments and he carried himself well.
– Robert Levine, Classics Today – February 27, 2007

.. Marcello Giordani, the evening’s Gabriele, … gave a demonstration of fearless Verdi singing, with stunning, easy top notes both at full cry and at mezzo piano.
Opera News – May 2007

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