Marcus Haddock's Cavaradossi is wonderfully sung; his
phrasing is warmly Italianate, and his big, healthy voice opens out thrillingly on high
Washington City Paper 2/2000
Carmen, Glyndebourne 2002:
Marcus Haddock from Texas provides Ms. von Otter
with the superlative musician she needs opposite her... Mr. Haddock's sound throughout is
stylish, and his phrasing elegant, yet the result is candid and natural.
New York Times 7/2002
Simon Boccanegra, Santa Fe 2004:
Marcus Haddock was excellent as her lover, Gabriele
Adorno. His plangent tenor coiled through Verdi's high-flying lines without qualm, and he
showed laudable musicality in the many duets and trios. His broadly phrased aria, O
inferno, was a sonic sun breaking through clouds.
Santa Fe New Mexican 7/2004