Of the release (2010) of songs of Scott Wheeler (Naxos American Classics):
“Baritone William Sharp sets the bar high … masterful, imaginative characterizations …brings immediacy to every line … gorgeous vocalism with richly imaginative interpretations.”
Of the release (2010) of Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny’s Le Déserteur, with William Sharp in the title role (Naxos 8.660263-64):
“The revelation of the disc is the Alexis of William Sharp … He bursts forth here: voice of enthralling beauty, wondrous line, intensity, comprehension of text, perfect diction … a singing star is born.”
–Classica Magazine (France)
William Sharp’s Bernstein: “Arias and Barcarolles,” Other Works Named Best of All Possible Bernstein by The NY Times
In an article highlighting the “Best of the Best” Leonard Bernstein recordings as performer or composer, Sharp’s Bernstein: “Arias and Barcarolles” CD made the list. The recording also features Judy Kaye, soprano with Michael Barrett and Stephen Blier, pianists. To read the article entitled, “On Disc: Best of All Possible Bernstein,” which was published in The New York Times September 11, 2008.