Marina Rebeka scores with a dramatic, luminous soprano, which is richly timbred and has the necessary metal to effortlessly get over the "ramp" even in the huge ensemble scenes.
Der neue Merker
Rebeka gives a consistently high level of performance with plenty of drama and high emotion, rich in musical insights.
A lovely woman with a striking stage presence ... Ms. Rebeka has a big, bright voice, her sound, overall, is plush and full."
The New York Times
Soprano Marina Rebeka brought a cool, silvery elegance and clean coloratura to Mathilde ..."
Wall Street Journal
Her supple, limpid soprano was capable of a wide range of expressive effects."
With a strong and steady sounding beautiful voice and perfect technique she gave a thrilling and very touching portrayal of the role."
The sound was creamy, voluminous and steady as a laser, with plenty of fiery temperament to match the dramatic thrust of her singing."
Velvety warmth in depth and radiantly clear, her top notes convinced not only by a well balanced sound, but also with exemplary diction."
Her voice impressed in all situations, it is a fine voice and soars effortlessly way over the orchestra, with wonderful large arcs and a perfect legato."
Marina Rebeka has been making quite an impression on the opera world with her attractive stage presence and the pearl-like lustre of her voice, glinting with flashes of drama.
“Rossini in the blood”
Ihre ausdrucksreiche, charakteristische, technisch souverän geführte und auffallend weit gestreckte Stimme, ihre stilsichere Musikalität und ihre darstellerische Intensität verbinden lyrische Qualitäten mit kraftvoller Dramatik.
"Ein farbig leidenschaftlicher Sopran mit enormer Ausdrucksstärke”.