“Conductor Stephen Stubbs led a vivacious, rhythmically alert performance that made the best possible case for the piece’s musical riches.” ~ Joshua Kosman, The San Francisco Chronicle, July 2018
“Visionaries have always done what they want to do when the moment is ripe for them…such is Stephen Stubbs” ~Seattle Post Intelligencer
“The man is a genius. Oh, I meant Stubbs. But Monteverdi, too, was no slouch.” ~ Bernard Jacobson, Seattle Times.
“The sorcery of “The Return of Ulysses” owes much to…. the musical excellence of Seattle’s Pacific MusicWorks led by musical director Stephen Stubbs” ~The San Francisco Chronicle
“Stubbs paced the performance with a sure sense of flow and contrast”~ Crosscut