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"Dan Kempson's gorgeous baritone was a standout."   - Opera Magazine (UK)

"Orestes [was] handsomely sung by the baritone Dan Kempson." - Financial Times (London)

"Kempson's resonant baritone was as smooth as aged scotch" - Opera News

"Dan Kempson, a strong lyric baritone, brings a touching blend of poignancy and exasperation to Alwan." - The New York Times

"A singer whose onstage presence was matched by a fluid and handsomely burnished tone." - San Francisco Chronicle

"Dan Kempson was outstanding as Argante, singing with striking power and tonal luster."  Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

2015 Grammy Award Nominee

as the title role in Milhaud's "L'orestie d'Eschyle"