At once, Schaunard – though not upstaging his fellow actors – is a distinct person. He has vibrance, flow, and a masterful way around the stage that mirrors his being the musician of the group. Being tall, Schultz could have come across lanky, but he’s lithe and striking as Schaunard.
— Front Row Reviewers Utah, reviewing LA BOHEME at Utah Opera
Baritone Samuel Schultz[‘s] Harlekin was outstanding, his clear ringing sound, impressive.
— Berkshire Record, reviewing ARIADNE AUF NAXOS at Berkshire Opera Festival
Samuel Schultz as Harlekin was ideal...
— The Berkshire Edge, reviewing ARIADNE AUF NAXOS at Berkshire Opera Festival
...Samuel Schultz stood at the side of the stage and sang the music with remarkable confidence and color.
— Opera News, reviewing CHAMPION at Washington National Opera
Samuel Schultz did a stellar job with the role of Emile’s manager Howie...
— Metro Weekly, reviewing CHAMPION at Washington National Opera
In the role of Schaunard, baritone Samuel Schultz’s well-balanced tone and complete dedication to “being in character,” particularly in ensemble numbers, was noteworthy.
— Opera News, reviewing LA BOHÈME at Opera Omaha
Samuel Schultz’s soaring baritone makes for a compelling Business Man...
— CultureMap, reviewing THE LITTLE PRINCE at Houston Grand Opera
The edginess... came from the individual players... Samuel Schultz’s Dr. Falke exuded taut sinisterness, underscored by his smoky-dark baritone.
— Opera News, reviewing DIE FLEDERMAUS at Houston Grand Opera
Dr. Falke, played by Samuel Schultz, was the main protagonist who started and ended the evening. His name will be known very shortly to many an opera-goer with his lush, smooth baritone.
— Examiner, reviewing DIE FLEDERMAUS at Houston Grand Opera
Samuel Schultz, the particular standout as the uncomplicated and humorously obliging muleteer...[,] scored again in the concert’s second half, with more stately content, lending the right romantic heroism to Don Quixote à Dulcinée...
— Houston Chronicle, reviewing L'HEURE ESPAGNOLE and DON QUIXOTE at Houston Symphony
In from [New York City] on short notice, comes Samuel Schultz as Dandini with a smile that makes Crest marketers drool. Schultz used his expressive face and rich vocal tone to great effect, especially during the crowd-pleasing Come un’ape ne’ giorni d’aprile.
— Opera Pulse, reviewing LA CENERENTOLA at Baltimore Concert Opera