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OPERA NEWS had high praise for Opera Theater of Pittsburgh’s production of Richard Strauss’s Die schweigsame Frau (performed in English as The Silent Woman), and especially for John’s performance as Vanuzzi, the head of the onstage opera company. The article requires a subscription to read, but the important part is copied below!

“[The lower voices] enacted the three supporting opera singers with glee, Scherch’s resonant bass tones outstanding among his peers.”