KETCHIE and RAYMOND SAAR met, fell in love and
got married while starring together in the blockbuster
show, Phantom of the Opera. Diane is
a classically trained singer and pianist who
has appeared everywhere from Carnegie Hall to
starring roles with major opera companies. Raymond,
in addition to performing starring roles on
Broadway, has had the distinction of singing
a command performance at the White House. Today
they combine their unique and diverse talents
in critically acclaimed performances with major
orchestras all across the country. Their innovative
and exciting programming has thrilled both classical
and pops audiences alike.
Ketchie, in a stunning display of virtuosity, whizzes
through difficult music and sings
beautifully. I can think of no one in the popular,
Broadway or classical world
who can do all the things she does and do them so
-Bernard Holland, THE NEW YORK TIMES-
the core of the production are top-notched performances.
Raymond Saar's robust tenor
is equally electric in his ballads and up-tempo numbers."
-THE LOS ANGELES TIMES-
150 original orchestral arrangements
Beach Symphony - "Raymond Saar was
superb as he belted out Sondheim with real grit,
making every biting word understandable."
John Farrell, Long Beach Press-Telegram
Pops - "Ketchie and Saar were extremely
powerful in selections from PHANTOM OF THE
OPERA and in a bawdy rendition of Master
of the House from LES MISERABLES."
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Philharmonic - "the duet from THE
MERRY WIDOW was simply breathtaking due
to the marvelous vocal talents of Diane
Ketchie and Raymond Saar."
- Pat Taylor,
The Tolucan -Times
an accomplished concert pianist,
tickles the ivories and the audience
with a Webber medley a la Victor
Borge in the style of Mozart, Beethoven
The Los Angeles Times
Ketchie's performance of RHAPSODY IN BLUE
was rewarded with a passionate standing
- Sun Lake Times
Synphony - Diane
Ketchie was in splendid voice, filling the auditorium
with a sound of unpretentious clarity, superbly
supported throughout the dynamic range."
The Milwaukee Sentinel
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