“Miller was the real star throughout the afternoon…a stretch of truly riveting singing.”

Here is the full quote from a review of the Sunday performance of Ariodante where I sang Ginevra. "Miller was the real star throughout the afternoon...Miller’s aria at the close of Act 2, when she is beyond despair and verging on madness, was a stretch of truly riveting singing." Read the full review of Ariodante here.  The review is by Greg Hettmansberger Here is a short biography of his: "Years before I contributed my first classical review to the Los Angeles Times in 1988, I started a class in music appreciation for adults that had one aim: to put a few cracks in the “ivory tower elitism” I found pervasive in the classical music world since my boyhood days. Whether as a critic, program annotator or band director, that goal has never changed. After all, Mozart and Beethoven and the gang wrote their music for people like you—not critics or professors! After growing up in the suburbs of New York City, and spending twenty years in and around Los Angeles, the last twelve years here leave me more amazed than ever at the musical riches of Madison. I’m a cheerleader at heart, because I always think more people would become classical fans if they’d give it a chance—but I’m also quick to tell you when you’re not getting your money’s worth. Classically Speaking brings you as much news and as many reviews as possible, and I hope you’ll join me for a fabulous musical journey. Find information on Ariodante here. Here is Graziella Sciutti singing "il mio crudel martoro", one of Ginevra's arias. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xR_Nl0bevTA  

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