Review: Central City Opera's 'Acis and Galatea' and 'Il trovatore' - Colorado Springs Gazette
"Aaron Breid...had his turn conducting the company’s orchestra, taking over for the redoubtable John Baril on this occasion. The sound coming up from the pit had just the right bite to it."

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."