Richmond Choral Society finds ways to freshen the 'Fa-la-las' of holiday tradition

Michael J. Fressola, STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE

"Legend has it that poor Schubert, who was to die at 31 in 1828, was smitten with a young soprano and wrote the role in this mass [in B-flat] especially for her. The always wonderful Mary Thorne, who has sung with RCS previously, brought radiance to the assignment, a perfect showcase for her gifts."
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Mozart/Schikaneder: Die Zauberflöte at Hubbard Hall Opera Theater

Keith Kibler, THE BERKSHIRE REVIEW

"Brian Kuhl’s steadfast Tamino and Mary Thorne’s clear-voiced Pamina were priest-like in their steadiness and pristine vocalism."
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Winter Opera St. Louis spreads wings with 'Ariadne'

Sarah Bryan Miller, STLTODAY.COM, SAINT LOUIS POST-DISPATCH

"Soprano Mary Thorne brought the requisite knowing sexiness, effortless coloratura runs and solid acting skills to the role of Zerbinetta."
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Comedy is king in Winter Opera's 'Ariadne'

Chuck Lavazzi, KDHX.ORG

"Soprano Mary Thorne wowed the crowd with her coloratura fireworks and was convincingly seductive in her scenes with the terribly serious young Composer..."
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Sinfonietta, Chorales Bring 'Ninth' to Exuberant Life

Melanie Lauwers, CAPE COD TIMES

"Tuesday's performance featured the fine professional vocals of soprano Mary Thorne, mezzo-soprano Mary Westbrook-Geha, tenor Jason McStoots and bass-baritone Nathan Bahny, who led the way into "Ode" with the only words penned by Beethoven himself ("O, friends, not these tones! Let us raise our voices together in more pleasant and cheerful tones!")."

Beethoven’s Ninth Resonates Joy

Marilyn Rowland, THE ENTERPRISE: CAPENEWS.NET

"...He [Nathan Bahny] was soon joined by the other three soloists, Jason McStoots, tenor; Mary Thorne, soprano; and Mary Westbrook-Geha, mezzo-soprano. The four voices were elegant and vibrant together."
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Simon Sinfonietta, Chatham Chorale, and Falmouth Chorale Triumph in Performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

Charles Bihler, ARTISTS AND MUSICIANS BLOG

"The Simon Sinfonietta’s internationally recognized director attracted a cadre of outstanding soloists for the occasion: soprano Mary Thorne of New York City, mezzo-soprano Mary Westerbrook-Geha of Vermont, the noted Boston tenor Jason McStoots, and bass Nathan Bahny of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus."
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The Gonzales Cantata

David Patrick Stearns, THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

"The capable 20-member cast, with the excellent Mary Thorne as Gonzales..."
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BLOG Reviews of The Gonzales Cantata

"...Mary Thorne who plays a captivating Alberto Gonzales..." Eric Matthew's World
"A brilliant performance, vocally and as an actor, by Mary Thorne as the beleaguered and befuddled Gonzales." A Strange Interlude
"One particular standout performer was Mary Thorne, the soprano, with a crystalline voice, who sang Alberto Gonzales." Hoyotoho

Soloists shine in ambitious Sinfonietta concert

W. Henry Duckham, CAPE COD TIMES

"Soprano Mary Thorne is an engaging soloist, bright and agile in her upper range."
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'Opera at the Café' at West Point

James F. Cotter, TIMES HERALD RECORD

"Mary Thorne introduced a playful tone with 'The Doll's Song' from Offenbach's Tales of Hoffmann."
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Greenwich Music Festival, Not your scotch-drinking, yacht-buying, Cheever-reading Grandpa’s music festival

CounterCritic, www.countercritic.com

Review of Body of Sound: Music for the Human Form
"After a modest interlude of John Cage’s 'Five', which featured some exceptional singing from soprano Mary Thorne"

'Into the Woods' at Brevard Music Center may be the must-see musical of the summer

Jim Cavener, ASHEVILLE CITIZEN-TIMES

"Little Red Riding Hood is a hoot, as interpreted by Mary Thorne who charms everyone from the Wolf to the back row."