Review: Central City Opera makes magic at 8,500 feet - Colorado Springs Gazette
"In this performance, associate conductor Aaron Breid replaced company music director John Baril in the pit and inspired the orchestra towards an energetic and sensitive underpinning for the story."

Review: Virginia Opera's terrific 'Turandot' heads to Richmond - Communities Digital News
"A big hat tip as well to the company's fine chorus, clearly coached to near-perfection by chorus master Aaron Breid. The choral singing-very important in this opera-was tight, clean, well enunciated and dramatically quite effective."