The Metropolitan Opera
Avery Amereau, a rising contralto, packing a great deal of chocolaty tone and restrained emotion into her few lines as Kate Pinkerton near the end of Butterfly
While poor Kate Pinkerton only has a handful of lines, Avery Amereau was brilliant in her moment, showing poised sadness and an astonishing, molasses-hued contralto.
Avery Amereau was impressive in the small role of Kate; her voice is full of color.
Avery Amereau, in her (Metropolitan Opera) company debut, brought a smooth, chocolaty mezzo to the madrigal.
Even the minor role of a musician who recites madrigals written by Manon’s rich patron, sung by the captivating Avery Amereau, stood out for the unusually rich, saturated auburn timbre of her voice.
The most distinguished among the minor role singers were Avery Amereau (Musico) ”