“Even more thrilling is cult diva Sondra Radvanovsky as Maddalena, the aristocrat who swaps her life with a stranger’s in order to die with Chenier: the variety and imagination of her singing make her performance of the famous aria La Mamma Morta the evening’s highpoint.”

The Stage

“Sondra Radvanovsky’s Maddalena is the absolute stand-out, a creamy-toned lyric soprano with enough dramatic spinto in the voice to thrill as well as caress.”

The Guardian