“…formidable voices” among Must-See Classical Concerts - WQXR New York

4 Musicians Chart 100 Years in the Life of a Runaway Slave - The New York Times

“spellbinding…a true ensemble performance” - Financial Times

“a searing portrait of a man sizing up slavery in all forms” - Musical America

“...blindingly impressive... preternaturally talented... the best instrumental concert I have seen all year by virtue of its rethinking of the basics of what a recital might be“ - The New York Times

Bobbi Jene Smith with Sima Belmar on WITH CARE -
The Brooklyn Rail

AMOC is named among WQXR’s “‘19 for 19’: Artists to Watch in the Upcoming Year,” along with AMOCkers JULIA BULLOCK, JAY CAMPBELL (JACK Quartet), and DAVÓNE TINES

“…elevated an already-revisionist work into something much more powerful… put together [with] help from the fledging yet formidable American Modern Opera Company” - The New York Times

“innovative“ - The New Yorker

“…astonishing…a powerful counterforce” - The Los Angeles Times

“an elegant, refined telling of the [Nativity] tale, and one perfectly scaled for the most intimate of venues” - Musical America

“a hot-bed of boundary-pushing, inventive, chance-taking artists… unconventional, imaginative and cutting-edge” – ZealNYC

For this new opera company, 'company' means friendship - 
The Boston Globe

AMOC “won’t ever be a typical opera company”
 - WBUR’s The ARTery

Modern opera with an old soul
 - The Harvard Gazette

“One of the most moving experiences of the year” Knox TN Today

A Whirlwind of Opera
 - The Harvard Gazette


MATTHEW AUCOIN named 2018 MacArthur Fellow

The Boston Globe calls THE BLACK CLOWN, adapted by and starring DAVÓNE TINES, directed by ZACK WINOKUR, “pure poetry”

ANTHONY ROTH COSTANZO and JAY CAMPBELL among 2019 Musical America Award winners

JULIA BULLOCK’s season as Artist-in-Residence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art featured in The New York Times and Vanity Fair

BOBBI JENE SMITH profiled by Dance Magazine

MIRANDA CUCKSON’s recording of Harold Meltzer’s Kreisleriana named one of The New York Times’s Best Classical Music Tracks of 2018

EMI FERGUSON’s latest recording project of Bach Sonatas and Preludes featured in The Boston Globe