“Standouts among the many Young Artist Program members in the cast included John Kapusta (Dance Captain) and Carlton Ford (Harlequin).”

Heidi Waleson for The Wall Street Journal

Ariadne in Naxos, Glimmerglass Festival

August, 2014


“Amid the frenzy, it seemed a wonder that the Music Master and the Dancing Master (Adam Cioffari and John Kapusta, both excellent) brought the Opera, with its mandated blend of comedy and tragedy, to the stage at all.”

George Loomis for Financial Times


John Kapusta as the Dance Captain and Rachele Gilmore as Zerbinetta

Ariadne in Naxos, Glimmerglass Festival

August, 2014


“The church scene, with tenor John Kapusta as the pastor, was very moving and beautiful.”

David Browning for

An American Tragedy, Glimmerglass Festival

August, 2014


“Smaller roles were taken by three impressive young singers: the bass Sava Vemic, the tenor John Kapusta and the bass-baritone André Courville.”

Zarachary Woolfe for The New York Times

Roberto Devereux, Opera Orchestra of New York

June, 2014


“John Kapusta, as the vengeful Cecil, showed his Spieltenor bonafides by entering and leaving the stage in character and deploying incisive diction.”

David Shengold for New York Classical Review

Roberto Devereux, Opera Orchestra of New York

June, 2014

“John Kapusta…sang very little but gracefully channeled Edward Everett Horton in every scowl and pratfall.”

John Yohalem for

Opportunity Makes the Thief, Little Opera Theatre of New York

February, 2014


“Tenor John Kapusta as the auctioneer Sellem created a character of such delicious farce he nearly stole the show.”


John Kapusta as Sellem

Daniel Kepl for CASA Magazine

The Rake’s Progress, Music Academy of the West

August, 2012


“John Kapusta gave drama and clear diction to Poulenc’s ‘Chansons Gaillardes,’ accompanied by the pianist Brett Hodgdon, a responsive partner.”

Cecelia Porter for The Washington Post

Kennedy Center Conservatory Project

February, 2008