"Pavlova sang with melancholy warmth and a stunning tone, … Beautiful and poised, she commanded the role"
"Lana Kos outrageously dominates the stage with her intense and magnificent vocality..."
"Maria Guleghina is today the most important soprano drammatico d’agilita of her generation..."
"The conviction and strength of her singing is matched only by her voluptuous beauty, ... the young soprano deploys a range of nuances that create empathy in the listener."
"Her virtuoso performance would certainly have amazed even Bellini himself..."
“Skorokhodov possesses a strong, clear voice, with an exceptionally winning upper register. He has become one of Mariinsky’s principal treasures...“
"Vocally, too, he put in an excellent performance, using his wide palette of vocal colors to bring out the various aspects of Ser Matteo’s flawed, yet not dislikable character."
"Rapidly emerging as one of the brightest Russian conductors of his generation..."