OPERA NEWS on Seattle Opera’s Carmen

Donovan Singletary was a sturdy-sounding, if rather stiff, Zuniga

THE SUN BREAK on Seattle Opera’s Porgy and Bess(website)

Donovan Singletary provides a beautiful and powerful bass-baritone as Clara’s husband Jake

OPERA NEWS on Seattle Opera’s Porgy and Bess

Donovan Singletary, with his light, bright (bass)-baritone, made an excellent Jake, with notably clear diction in "A woman is a sometime thing

FORT WORTH OPERA WEEKLY on Fort Worth Opera’s Giulio Cesare

Donovan Singletary’s rich bass highlighted his time on stage with some powerful singing as the betrayed Egyptian general Achillas.

Don Giovanni in Aspen, Co


Everything revolves around Giovanni, and Donovan Singletary had the stage presence and dashing looks to carry it off. When he tried to seduce a woman, nothing else seemed to matter...

Metropolitan Opera Recital Series


From the first notes of "La ci darem la mano" from "Don Giovanni," it was clear that bass-baritone Donovan Singletary has a rare gift: A deep voice that's low but lucid, not the rumbling growl that some bass-baritones produce.

It was astounding no matter what he sang: Opera or theater songs or the spiritual "Joshua Fought the Battle of Jericho," in which he elegantly rolled the "R" in "Jericho."

One audience member said she didn't think she would ever hear such a fresh or stirring rendition of "Ol' Man River" as this young man's. Many who were there on Thursday would readily agree.

The City’s Smallest Conservatory Finds Its Voice

Anne Midgette, The New York Times

It’s student opera season in New York, time for the city’s conservatories to mount unusual works in their in-house theaters. The Juilliard Opera Center performs world premieres; the Manhattan School of Music is known for contemporary and recent American opera...


Metropolitan Opera Competition Award Winner


An Unamplified Voice: Met Council Finals 2006

Donovan Singletary -- another 22-year-old -- seemed to be the only singer everyone liked. His dark, leanish bass-baritone impressed in both pieces…

Palm Beach Opera Competition

Sun Sentinel

Donovan Singletary deployed his refined, firmly focused bass-baritone in the Song to the Evening Star from Tannhuser.