Chicago Tribune

"...the creamy voiced soprano Knutson sang ravishingly"

"...each singer managed her sometimes ornate ariosos with an acute understanding of how Scarlatti combines words and music to create dramatic truth. Not always are singers able to accommodate modern vocal technique to the needs of early music with the skills these artists displayed..." 

Opera News

"...a sparkling fluid soprano with admirable flexibility..."


"Kristin Knutson’s Ariane spun out glistening vocal lines, their curves and shifts into melancholy minor keys full of genuine pathos...."

chicago classical review

"...her vocal flexibility and dramatic chops made the character’s mercurial mood changes believable and compelling."