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Judith Malafronte
Opera News, June 2015

There’s no denying the stunning beauty of Blue’s voice…

The best numbers are the religious pop song “He’s Been Faithful” and a rousing rendition of the traditional spiritual “Ride on, King Jesus.” © 2015 Opera News Read complete review



Erin Heisel
American Record Guide, March 2015

…Angel Blue and Iain Burnside are a terrific pair. Blue isn’t afraid to take risks in the Heggie; she’s a great storyteller with a golden smooth voice. I like her singing; she has a lovely tone and great line…and Burnside’s playing is, as usual, supportive and warm. © 2015 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide



Richard Fairman
Gramophone, January 2015

This is a voice of youthful refulgence and versatility. Three songs by Jake Heggie effortlessly juggle cabaret panache, bittersweet lyricism and Habanera-like fire. A couple of zarzuela numbers tingle with Latin flair. A shining future beckons for Angel Blue, certainly in opera, probably in crossover, too. © 2015 Gramophone Read complete review on Gramophone




Warwick Thompson
Sinfini Music, December 2014

A sultry account of Gershwin’s ‘Summertime’; an ecstatic performance of Rachmaninov’s ‘Spring Waters’ with thrillingly expansive top notes; and a dreamily languorous version of Liszt’s ‘When I sleep’. The variety is staggering too and Iain Burnside’s accompanying is terrific. © 2014 Sinfini Music Read complete review





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