"...deeply expressive, secure voice. Her exposed highs are managed wonderfully, with notable beauty. A champion of Cipullo’s music, she does full justice to the music of the role. "

San Francisco Classical Voice

The Parting  (Cipullo) - Music of Remembrance


"...brought a flexible voice, crystalline diction, and warm presence..."

The New York Times

Opera Moderne - Songs from Letters (Larsen)



"Soprano Laura Strickling's lovely diction and warm, clear sound bring

attractive immediacy to this cycle."

Opera News Magazine

New Voices CD - Brooklyn Art Song Society 


"A sparkling collection of delicate and dazzling art songs – it’s worth buying

for “The Vineyard Songs” alone."


New Voices CD - Brooklyn Art Song Society

"Times Alone captures the impressive dynamic power of soprano Laura Strickling..."

Andrew Quint, The Absolute Sound


James Matheson CD

"Strickling’s shapely, nuanced voicings and emotional urgency in the first three songs has a striking directness. Thomas Sauer achieves some luminous sonorities in the final pair, blending admirably with Strickling’s deeply personal utterances."

Stephen Greenbank, MusicWeb International


James Matheson CD

"..Soprano Laura Strickling’s thrilling coloratura in “Rejoice greatly” – the fast tempo

allowed her to sing the inhumanly long vocal lines in one breath."


Avery Fisher Hall - DCINY - Messiah (Handel)



"...brought ravishing tone to these brilliantly varied pieces..."


Tanglewood Music Center - Les Illuminations (Britten)



"Strickling impressed with her powerful and expressive voice across a large range, her

variety of timbre and character, and playful demeanor embodying lighter moments

of this song-cycle."


Tanglewood Music Center - Les Illuminations (Britten)



"Her blooming upper register gave joyful life to texts by Rollet..."


Brooklyn Art Song Society - Songs of Clara Schumann


"...clear, silvery sound and lyricism..."


Bel Canto Chorus and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra - Requiem (Brahms)



"...revealed strong dramatic talents in a duet from Magic Flute and sensitivity

in a gorgeous Porgi, amor from Marriage of Figaro."

Baltimore Sun

Annapolis Opera - Mozart by Candlelight



"...is not one of those chirpy sopranos that often inhabit the Dew Fairy's role, and her strong and well-focused vocal instrument provided one of the most persuasive wakeup calls in memory at the beginning of Act III."

The Berkshire Eagle, 2006

Berkshire Opera - Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck)



"...offered the creamy, clear, younger-sister-of-Eva-Pogner instrument ideal for singing the role over full orchestration."

Opera News, 2006

Berkshire Opera - Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck)



"...delivered lush tone and impressive vocal pyrotechics in the third intermezzo." 

Armand O'Bryan, mariameeps.blogspot.com, 2011

Baltimore Artscape - Mirena e Floro (Gasparini and Bononcini)

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 by Laura Strickling. 


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