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."

Review: Freischütz American Style - Virginia Opera's Praiseworthy "Magic Marksman" - Opera Warhorses
"The Virginia Opera Chorus has a dominant presence in the opera, memorable in the opening number in which it jeers the hapless Max and in the rousing Hunters' chorus of the final act. Aaron Breid is Virginia Opera's chorus master."

"Review: 'The Ballad of Baby Doe' opens Central City Opera season"
"Much of the opera's lifeblood lies in its chorus, masterfully prepared by Aaron Breid, and that includes the prominent quartets of Tabor's cronies and Augusta's friends."

"'Suor Angelica' and 'Gianni Schicchi'" - Santa Barbara Independent

Opera News: In Review - Die Zauberflöte - Opera News
"Presiding in the pit, Aaron Breid drew rich singing from the chorus and favored quick tempos that heightened the music's comic sense yet never slighted the ritual elements."


Central City Opera:
Bizet: Carmen
July 8, 12, 14*, 16, 18, 20, 22, 26, 28, 30
August 1*, 3, 6

Mozart: Così fan tutte
July 15, 19, 21, 23, 25*, 27, 29
August 2, 4