Jacob Scharfman, as the servant Nardo, displayed an attractive, rounded baritone...
— Opera News, Feb 2018.
...Jacob Scharfman showed expert command of the Mozartian open style, his “A forza di martelli” aria about hammers proving a particular highlight in the first act.
— Parterre Box, Nov 2017.
Nardo [was] delightfully inhabited by Baritone Jacob Scharfman. ...[A] memorable moment was Nardo’s courting of Serpetta in several languages; Mr. Scharfman was irresistible in the role.
— Voce di Meche, Nov 2017. played by Jacob Scharfman who is most expressive in his movements.
— Operawire, Nov 2017
Bringing the program to a stunning close was baritone Jacob Scharfman. [...His] performance was marked by the expansiveness of a generous spirit and a personal involvement with the text and music. There was a lovely resonance to his instrument and fine German diction.
— Voce di Meche, Oct 2017.
Jacob Scharfman brought a rich, ringing baritone and occasional roughness to Mr. Webb.
— Boston Classical Review, June 2015.
I was pleased to hear both familiar and new voices. Jacob Scharfman is part of the latter category, and is certain to gain popularity. ...[his] baritone is well-rounded and rich, maintaining clarity and precision throughout his entire range.
— Boston Musical Intelligencer, Nov 2014.