Opera Photo Gallery

Tosca (Puccini)

Carol Neblett as Tosca, Ryan Edwards as Scarpia

photo by Sandy Underwood

Hailed as “a splendid baritone” by the New Yorker, Ryan Edwards has garnered critical accolades throughout the United States for his performances as the evil Baron Scarpia in Puccini’s ToscaOpera News declared:  “It was Edwards who turned in the evening’s knock-out punch, his Scarpia incontestably aristocratic yet menacingly spiderlike, not a movement or inflection unconsidered.”