“… Outstanding was the Guest Paulo Ferreira, as Ismaele. The Portuguese tenor not only sings his role, but embodies it through is dramatic dowries and his resplendent and technically perfect bel canto voice.” – (by Frank Herkommer in Opernnetz, 19.01.2013)

“ … The bright and very moving voice of the Portuguese Tenor Paulo Ferreira (Ismaele)” – (in Saarbrücker Zeitung of the Premiere in 19.01.2013)

“ … Lacking neither in intense emotion nor vigor, the Portuguese tenor Paulo Ferreira, was fully convincing in the role of Ismaele, impressing with every musical line.” – (by Jochen Rüth in Der Opernfreund, 23.01.2013)