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  • "Vividly, simply and effectively staged by Sarah Estill (who also sang the wicked Sorceress), this performance made exciting use of the Cathedral's large dramatic spaces...In short, a ravishing and spectacular evening - both to listen to and to watch" [Dido and Aeneas] - Lancashire Evening Post

  • "Sarah Estill rendered Leonora's set-piece arias quite beautifully" - The Independent

  • "Sarah Estill was remarkably secure as Leonora, admirable in the more difficult passages, and particularly attractive in "D'amore sull'ali rosee"" - Opera Now

  • "As the much put-upon heroine Leonora, English soprano Sarah Estill proved to be a true Verdi spinto. To a consistently good line she added firm high notes..." - The Irish Times

  • "Along with their excellent supporting cast, all four met the challenge head-on, with Estill and Solimene in particularly splendid and radiant voice." [Il Trovatore] - Worthing Today

  • "I found her singing of "Ma dall'arido stelo" as moving as any to be heard in the major opera houses of the world." - Opera Talent

  • "With a tastefully modulated yet steely-edged voice, Sarah Estill is a well-equipped tragic heroine. As the eponymous impulsive diva [Tosca], she infused her part with angst and sang it with passion." -The Irish Times

  • "The women were the strength of this production. Anna, too (Sarah Estill) had excitement and brilliance..." - Opera

  • "Particularly impressive [was] Sarah Estill, who gave a powerfully sung, emotionally charged portrayal of the eponymous Sister Angelica..." - Oxford Daily Information

  • "Sarah Estill is in the mould of vibrant Puccini sopranos..." - Yorkshire Post

  • "Britten's caricatures of the Loxford Townsfolk are vividly realised, with Sarah Estill's Lady Billows and Nathaniel Webster's unctuous Vicar outstanding." - Glasgow Herald

  • "De Ridder introduced his concert with the Three Fragments from Berg's opera Wozzeck ...Sarah Estill, the soprano soloist, sang with sovereign confidence and coped very well with the different characters portrayed here." - The Guardian

  • "Soprano Sarah Estill has a gloriously powerful voice and her account of Richard Strauss' Four Last Songs encouraged conductor Barrie Webb and the orchestra to risk even bigger sounds." - Huddersfield Examiner

  • "One has nothing but praise for Sarah Estill's coloratura singing and confident delivery in the title role [Luisa Miller]" - Yorkshire Post

  • "Sarah Estill's comic timing, strong voice and relaxed manner meant she was simply superb as Mrs Lovett." - Yorkshire Evening Post