Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus with the Lyric Opera of Chicago (Photo: Dan Rest)

Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus with the Lyric Opera of Chicago (Photo: Dan Rest)

“As Prince Orlovsky, former Ryan Center member Emily Fons added another trousers role to her growing repertorial wardrobe. Unsmiling and convincingly androgynous, the mezzo sang with warm tone and etched a superb characterization of the wealthy and eternally bored young Russian royal.”

– Chicago Classical Review