Teatro Villamarta (Jerez) 10/06/2021
Platea Magazine - Javier del Olivo
"... Today is the turn of a fabulous Figaro by Manel Esteve ... what Figaro has signed! Great in every way. Esteve has a baritonal timbre of a color very suitable for this role,and his first aria, the famous Largo al factotum della città, demonstrated (as the audience recognized in a warm and long ovation) all the qualities of that voice: a perfect diction, an excellent projection and power but always measuring the volume, without exaggeration or vain exhibitionism, and an innate elegance when facing a role so well known and therefore in which it is more difficult to camouflage any fault. There was not in this aria, nor was there in the rest of his interventions, always accompanied by an acting performance of a high level. He really was a wonderful Figaro..."