We will begin with the low register: DANIEL LEWIS WILLIAMS, Daland, according to the director's interpretation to be portrayed with the comic elements of a patriarch whose eyes are glued to the gold, emerges with vocal strength throughout all registers to the very top - a serious bass of the old school with warmth and volume.
Hans Martin Frese, RHEINISCHE POST, Düsseldorf, Germany
Daniel Lewis Williams as Daland: noble, sovereign, a bass with rich timbre and full strength.
Jörg Loskill, OPERNWELT, Zürich, Switzerland
DANIEL LEWIS WILLIAMS is a powerful Daland with a voluminous and noble bass voice.
Star Tribune, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA