"Queen-sized tones - seamless from top to bottom"
"An imposing Countess and an outstandingly affecting Madelon"
"Patrizia DeCarmine Conte, as Santuzza, possesses a beautiful, powerful voice and is a superb actress."
A great Mrs. McLean!!"
-- Carlisle Floyd, composer of SUSANNAH
"Rich, profound, remarkably-placed mezzo...You MUST hear the riveting Patrizia Conte let fall with her ' I wouldn't tech them peas o'hearn!' "
--La Presse, Montreal
More Critical Acclaim:
[NEW YORK TOWN HALL DEBUT] "A voice of velvet” – New York Post
[MESSIAH] “Glorious, cello-like tones…We have not heard the MESSIAH sung with such beauty, warmth and joyousness.” – Classical New Jersey
[ANDREA CHENIER] "Patrizia Conte delivered two superb personifications. As the Contessa di Coigny, she sang with tones queen-sized in vitality. As Madelon, her tones were dark and velvety, as suggested by the text. The mezzo’s compass is rich and entirely even from top to bottom.” - Classical New Jersey
[CONCERT: PALISADES VIRTUOSI] "Patrizia Conte sang the Parto, parto from LA CLEMENZA DI TITO with expressive style and a flair for the dramatic. Her voice is completely seamless from top to bottom.” – Classical New Jersey
[GIULIO CESARE] "The Cornelia of Patrizia Conte set the quality standard for the performance. The depth of her emotional artistry in the lamenting Priva son left this reviewer in tears.” – The Alternative Press
[VERDI: REQUIEM] "The most compelling voice of the evening was Patrizia Conte’s, a more mezzo-contralto than mezzo-soprano.” – The Newark Star-Ledger