• Coburn brought sweet vulnerability in her role debut as the ingénue Sophie. The presentation of the rose scene was radiant, and her voice had silvery beauty all the way to her stunning high notes.- Janelle Gelfand, Cincinnati Enquirer
  • Sarah Coburn in the title role [is] a riveting presence from the get-go.... The soprano has a voice of admirable purity and security. And she knows how to burrow into the music incisively, a quality matched by exceptionally nuanced acting.- Tim Smith, Baltimore Sun
  • In an auspicious UK debut, the American Sarah Coburn helped make the father-daughter duets as heart-rending as Verdi intended. Coburn's agile soprano was laser-like at the top, but equally capable of a deeper, gutsier tone.- Rian Evans, The Guardian