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THE NEW YORK TIMES

‘Robert Erickson’s “Sierra,” an impressionistic work for baritone and chamber ensemble, is steeped in California, thanks to a hokey text of his own, filled with repetitive evocations of “Yosemite,” “Wawona,” “Gold,” “Devil’s Basin” and more. Jonathan Estabrooks, a robust baritone, gave his all to the solo part’.

HABAMA MAGAZINE, Tel Aviv.

‘At the top of the list stood Papageno portrayed by the energetic red-head Canadian, Jonathan Estabrooks, who was a Papageno from tip to toe, with every sound he made with his fresh voice. It was a pleasure to see him jump, fall down, get up, moan, chatter, be silent, enthusiastic or afraid, and to hear him sing in a very pleasant voice and always with obvious joy of one who knows it is a role for life’.