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in Mischa Bouvier’s rich baritone voice, the words of Tennessee Williams found that South
— The Boston Musical Intelligencer (singing "Blue Mountain Ballads" by Paul Bowles)
his beautiful tone illuminated diverse selections
— QonStage (singing Russell Platt's "Paul Muldoon Songs" for the New York Festival of Song)
 
 
Bouvier’s fiery baritone was certainly welcome
— Chicago Classical Review (as Lucifer in Handel's "La resurrezione")
Mischa Bouvier (Jigger) had his villainous tongue in his cheek and a ringing baritone
— The Phoenix (as Jigger Craigin in Rogers & Hammerstein's "Carousel" with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops)
The comic effect of Bouvier’s stumbling, lascivious performance in the ‘Gloucestershire Wassail’ was heightened by memories of the baritone’s dignified demeanor earlier in the evening... Bouvier’s fall from dignity was complete in the Australian Christmas novelty song ‘Six White Boomers’ by Rolf Harris and John D. Brown, in which he portrayed, in a screechy falsetto, a ‘joey’ (baby kangaroo) reunited with his mother by Santa
— New York Classical Review (in a performance with the Mirror Visions Ensemble)
 
Photo: Alli Haapasalo

Photo: Alli Haapasalo

 
Sixteenth notes rumbled out effortlessly and his sustained tones had an appropriate force suggestive of a giant.
— The San Diego Union-Tribune (as the one-eyed giant Polyphemus in Handel's "Acis and Galatea")
La actuación del tenor Aaron Sheehan como el Evangelista... junto la del barítono Mischa Bouvier en la voz de Jesús, fueron sobresalientes.
— El Nuevo Día (as Jesus in Bach's "St. Matthew Passion" with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Puerto Rico, conducted by Helmuth Rilling)
On the word ‘Freude’ (Joy), Mr. Bouvier’s voice soared effortlessly in beautifully turned melismatic phrases.
— Classical Sonoma (performing the bass recit, "Erschrecket, ihr verstockten Sünder!" from Bach's "Wachet! betet! betet! wachet!" BWV 70 with the American Bach Soloists)
impeccablement interprétée par le baryton Mischa Bouvier
— Music & Opera (performing Ture Rangström's "Sorg och glädje" at the Eglise Suédoise in Paris)
 
Photo: Alli Haapasalo

Photo: Alli Haapasalo

 
This award-winning young baritone is a versatile artist who sings everything from Puccini and Bach to Gabriel Kahane.
— The New Yorker (ahead of Mischa's Carnegie Hall recital debut)
Baritone Mischa Bouvier depicted Handel’s evocation of spiritual darkness in ‘The people that walked in darkness’ and its recitative with the strength and infinite detail of a Rembrandt oil painting.
— San Diego Story (singing Handel's "Messiah")
an eloquent, articulate delivery characterized by a bronze timbre that was complex yet clear.
— Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (as Drunken Poet, Sleep, Corydon, Winter and Hymen in Purcell's "The Fairy-Queen")
His robust, muscular, yet remarkably defined baritone could shift from fervent wooing to fearsome threat in a nanosecond.
— San Diego Story (as Polyphemus in Handel's "Acis and Galatea")

 
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