R E V I E W S

"...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."

http://secondinversion.org/

New Voices CD - Brooklyn Art Song Society

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

Andrew Quint, The Absolute Sound

http://www.yarlungnews.com/andrew-quint-reviews-matheson/

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

http://www.musicweb-international.com/classrev/2016/Sep/Matheson_quartet_25670.htm

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."

http://nyconcertreview.com/tag/laura-strickling

Avery Fisher Hall - DCINY - Messiah (Handel)

 

 

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

www.inthespotlightinc.org

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."

www.classical-scene.com

Tanglewood Music Center - Les Illuminations (Britten)

 

 

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

http://vocedimeche.blogspot.com/2013/10/he-says-she-says_7.html

Brooklyn Art Song Society - Songs of Clara Schumann

 


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

www.m.tapmilwaukee.com

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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