"The baritone Jon Stainsby displayed outstandingly alert responses to text, music and stage partners."
Botney, Madame X (Tim Benjamin), Radius Ensemble
"Jon Stainsby made a fine, upstanding Ariodate. He brought a lovely firm, focussed baritone to the role and sang with great vibrancy and fluency. Ariodate can sometimes seem a prosy bore, but Stainsby's singing ensured we paid attention."
Ariodate, Xerxes, Longborough Festival Opera Young Artists Production
"Jon Stainsby's likeable Count ... was the pick of the singers"
Count, The Marriage of Figaro, Hampstead Garden Opera
"In a cast that showed distinction all round, there were exceptional performances ... with a voice as commanding as his stature, Jon Stainsby as Friar Augustine."
Friar Augustine, Betrothal in a Monastery (Prokofiev), Scottish Opera/Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, January 2012
"Jon Stainsby's delicious vocals hit the ear like melted chocolate."
Love Midlands Theatre
Father, Hansel and Gretel, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, Spring 2015
The full review can be read on the Love Midlands Theatre website