Press Comments


"The San Francisco Boys Chorus...had their big moments, too, providing the musical backbone to the holiday celebration in the Latin Quarter scene"

La Boheme at San Francisco Opera - SF Examiner

"The San Francisco Boys Chorus has proven time and time again why they are a Grammy award-winning ensemble"

San Francisco Classical Voice

"...the San Francisco Boys Chorus proving itself once again one of our city’s great treasures."

Opera Today

"...Ian Robertson's fine boys chorus"

"Performed splendidly by the San Francisco Boys Chorus, under the baton of Ian Robertson..."

San Francisco Classical Voice


San Francisco Chronicle

"...the superb San Francisco Boys Chorus"

San Francisco Classical Voice

"...impeccable intonation...rendered with sweetness and tonal polish..informed with dynamism in clean, precise attacks..."

San Francisco Classical Voice

"The choir...sounded terrific. A porcelain purity of sound is their hallmark, impeccably in tune... it cast this treasured ensemble in a very favorable light."

San Francisco Classical Voice

"...the benign influence of the 40-voice San Francisco Boys Chorus, singing a capella."


"The chorus and children’s chorus were both fantastic..."

Operaville -  Carmen @ SF Opera

"Ian Robertson’s Opera Chorus and the...children’s chorus sang superbly"

San Francisco Chronicle -  Carmen @ SF Opera

"...chorus director Ian Robertson’s laudatory work included contributions from members of the...San Francisco Boys Chorus."

San Francisco Examiner -  La Boheme @ SF Opera

"...a lithe and lively performance...particularly impressive was the crisp delineation of the consonants of the Latin text, the varied dynamics and the tonal balance between the higher and lower registers of the boys. The trebles and altos sang with memorable clarity while the tenors and basses offered a warmly resonant foundation for the upper lines." " flexibility and eloquent lyricism." 

Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia