in La Cenerentola
“No greater joy could be imagined than to hear Sarah Nordin as Rossini’s radiant and forgiving heroine in the great composer’s masterful treatment of a timeless fairy tale. Whether it is Rossini’s intricate roulades or his soaring arcs of melody, Nordin does justice to all.”
in Il Barbiere di Siviglia
"Vivid mezzo-soprano Sarah Nordin meets daunting vocal hurdles with ease and wit as the crafty Rosina"
in L'Italiana in Algeri
"The outstanding Sarah Nordin gave simply one of the finest performances of this role I have seen. Vocally ravishing she energized this spirited character"
"Sarah Nordin sang beautifully. Because of the excellence of her line and the beauty of her voice, we believed what she said, and had deep sympathy for her. For me hers was the elegant performance of the evening."
“Sarah Nordin as Maddalena, the wonderfully sympathetic yet cold as ice sister of Sparafucile, was fabulous with a great lilting voice that conveyed the understanding and the menace all at once-- great work!!!”
in Cosi fan tutte
“Sarah Nordin was a suitably ditsy and convincingly teen aged Dorabella with a rich mezzo-soprano that fit Mozart’s music like a glove.”
in Don Giovanni
“As the peasant couple Zerlina and Masetto, Sarah Nordin and Nicholas Kilkenny are delightful singing actors: she steals our hearts as well as his.”
in Le Nozze di Figaro
"Splendid singing by Sarah Nordin. She handled her arias with considerable poise and polish, milking the comic moments in de Ponte’s libretto along the way.”
in Le Nozze di Figaro
“Nordin handled the high coloratura passages of Marcellina’s aria with agile fervor and seemingly endless breath support.”
in Les contes d'Hoffmann
“Lush-voiced mezzo-soprano Sarah Nordin was outstanding, unfazed by the challenges of this gender-bending role.”
in Die Fledermaus
"Sarah Nordin’s is by far my favorite Prince Orlofky. Nobody else brings this role to life for me. Sarah’s confident strut is that of a chronically bored aristocrat from a nation that is vast and rural but struggling to get into Western European high society."
in Madama Butterfly
"The role of Suzuki was expertly delivered, Sarah Nordin’s voice rang effortlessly.”