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"If there were to be one reason to rush to grab a ticket for the two remaining performances of this production, Alex Boyer is that reason. Time and again, his voice rolls through the waves of familiar arias Puccini awards the lead tenor, harvesting realms of nuance, emotion, and discovery in notes held long and clear. In his final aria, he remembers the scent of perfume and the feel of kisses of his Tosca, singing notes that throb as they beautifully project his fervorous affection. Rarely have I personally felt so many goosebumps as his Mario – facing a sure execution in only a few minutes – sings with such powerful, resounding voice just a few feet from where I sit of his love for Tosca and “a dream of love … gone forever.” Such is the power of opera, especially when one has the rare chance of opera up close." Eddie Reynolds, Theatre Eddys, 2023

"...tenor Alex Boyer, whose sweet, effortless high notes cast the weakness of her husband, Tichon, in alluring terms." – Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle, 2021

"Alex Boyer as Cavaradossi is a sheer delight, the perfect partner for Tosca and contrast for Scarpia. His voice’s naturally high placement and warm clarity make Boyer a great heroic tenor: the world may be cruel, but his character is good through and through, singing above it all. Boyer’s wrenching “E lucevan le stelle” (“The stars were shining”), Cavaradossi’s Act III aria when he gives up life, brought the house down." – Ruth O. Bingham, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser, 2019

"Susannah’s brother Sam was sung by tenor Alex Boyer with a goofy, inept sweetness toward his sister, a love that morphs tragically into drunken revenge on the preacher." – Nicholas Jones, San Francisco Classical Voice, 2019

"Alex Boyer’s lovely tenor lent poignancy and charm to the role of the English doctor..." – Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle, 2019

"To see tenor Alexander Boyer, who I have personally witnessed stop traffic with his voice, succumb to her charms as Alva was a pleasure." – Jeff Dunn, San Francisco Classical Voice, 2015


"Boyer matched his gorgeous tenor with his moving performance of Lensky's aria before his death. It was simply stunning." – Dana Oland, Idaho Statesman, 2015 


“…Boyer went on to give a fine account of the great tenor aria, ‘Di quella pira.’”

– Georgia Rowe, San Francisco Classical Voice, 2013


“Tenor Alexander Boyer, as the jealous Canio… came through with a heartfelt and dramatically translucent account of the great curtain aria ‘Vesti la giubba.’”

– Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle, 2011


“Tenor Alexander Boyer was born to sing ‘Vesti la giubba,’ and manages to put a personal stamp on a vastly overexposed piece of music.”

– Michael J. Vaughn, Operaville, 2011


“As Canio, Alexander Boyer was superb in his dramatic role of a betrayed husband. We can say that the tenor mastered in his singing and acting every one of his multiple emotions. …His ‘Vesti la giubba’ was interpreted with such feeling that it brought tears to our eyes.”

– Iride Aparicio, Cultural World Bilingual, 2011


“I heard tenor Alexander Boyer’s excellent singing of [Idomeneo]. …his beautiful but weighty tone is perfectly suited to this role.”

– Thomas Busse, San Francisco Classical Voice, 2010


“Tenor Boyer has a large, beautifully warm voice... and his sound is unfailingly pleasing.”

– Jaime Robles, San Francisco Classical Voice, 2008


“…perfectly matched, visually and vocally, by Alexander Boyer, a firm lyric tenor, as the eccentric gourmand Prince Philippe.”

– Anne Midgette, The New York Times, 2005


“…tenor Alexander Boyer had a nice, bright turn…”

– Anne Midgette, The New York Times, 2004

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