On Saturday 1st March James made his debut at Royal Albert Hall as Rodolfo in Francesco Zambello's production of La Bohème
Mark Valencia of 'Whats on stage' writes:
'Not having access to a programme (a long story) I wasn't aware of the singer's identity until after the performance, so I assumed that Gubbay had recruited a rising star from lands afar and was preparing to beg opera companies to take note. Instead the message is far simpler: why is Essex-born James Edwards not already a hot international property? His plangent timbre, at once romantic and heroic, is a rare enough beast and makes him the ideal Italianate tenor.'
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