Vocalist - Bass-Baritone
Community-wide effort shines brightly in Opera Grand Rapids' 'Noah's Flood'

“In Opera Grand Rapids’ production, Noah has the basso profundo voice of God.… Bass-baritone Stephen West, a talented actor with a voice of uncommon heft and power, portrayed the man chosen to carry out Jehovah’s awesome task.”

Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk, Grand Rapids Press
Lulu, Wiener Festwochen Vienna
"Stephen West did double duty as Dr. Schön and Jack the Ripper and sang with equal parts elegence and gruffness."
Larry L. Lash, Opera News
Ann Arbor Symphony pulls out all the stops for Mozart Birthday Bash
"The soloists were also superb. Lawson's rich, emotional voice, with Nisbett's warm tone and wonderfully expressive eyes, combined perfectly with Pierce and West's powerhouse singing. Alone, each would be impressive - together they seemed a force of nature."
Roger LeLievre, AnnArbor.com
Opera star Stephen West performs Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church the first of many events this year to celebrate the church's 150th birthday.<br />
"Trinity United Methodist Church at 18th Avenue and Broadway hosted a full congregation of members and long-time admirers for a concert starring award-winning opera star Stephen West." Read More...
Anthony Bowe, Denver Post
"Stephen West is the well-grounded Candy, with a sonorous bass-baritone ..." Read More...
Scott Cantrell, Dallas Morning News
"Stephen West (Candy) earned enthusiastic applause for his meaty bass-baritone." Read More...
Steve-O, West&Clear
"Stephen West, doubling as Braxton and Sherrin, the lead actor [of the theatrical troupe], sang strikingly." [THE MINES OF SULPHUR - New York City Opera]
New York Times
"Stephen West was a handsome Horace (Regina's husband), with a deep bass whose uncertainties conveyed the ravages of his illness." [REGINA - Bard SummerScape]
New York Times
"Stephen West covered himself with glory. At the end the entire audience rose spontaneously in a standing ovation. I suspect it was one of those special nights of which I shall find myself saying on future occasions: 'I was there'." [DIE MEISTERSINGER - Seattle Opera]
Daily Telegraph (London)
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