"Emily Righter, master of the Carmen flounce with a rich, dramatic voice."
"Righter takes it as an opportunity to raise high her arms and hands, and move always with a dance in her step. Her fickle, dangerous choices in men become immediately apparent, as she moves an amorous gaze from officer to mere solider and then on to a glamorous matador. She is of a piece and her voice is consistently infused with passion and defiance."
- Susan Hall, Berkshire Fine Arts
Hear "Seguidilla" & the Death Scene from Carmen ...
"Mezzo-soprano Emily Righter, the main attraction as Angelina, does not disappoint. She was by far the most disciplined singer in this cast, handling the score's difficult runs without incident and landing the notes at both ends of a wide range. The opera concludes with Angelina's aria of forgiveness, giving Righter's mellifluous voice the royal platform it deserves."
- Andrew Meachum, Tampa Bay Times