THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - David Patrick Stearns

Ariya Sawadivong was just the sort of captivating presence needed to project Kát'a's profound goodness. Her voice is a solid lyric soprano…”

The Academy of Vocal Arts / Janáček: Káťa Kabanová / March 2008

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 CONCERTONET.COM - Robert Baxter

Ariya Sawadivong makes a touchingly tender and affecting Kát’a. Singing with deep commitment, she suggests Kát’a’s vulnerability and innocence and then captures the heroine's growing passion. She rises to the testing demands of the tragic final act.”

The Academy of Vocal Arts / Janáček: Káťa Kabanová / March 2008

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BROAD STREET REVIEW - Steve Cohen

“[Sawadivong] brought pathos and beauty to the role.”

The Academy of Vocal Arts / Janáček: Káťa Kabanová / March 2008

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PHILADELPHIA CITY PAPER - Peter Burwasser

“[Sawadivong] possesses a sprightly and charming soprano…”

The Academy of Vocal Arts / Verdi: Rigoletto / May 2006

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CLASSICAL VOICE NORTH CAROLINA - William Thomas Walker

“Soprano Ariya Lynchee Sawadivong was breath-taking as Fiordiligi, bringing her character completely to life, wholly dramatizing every movement and interaction, and delivering her arias superbly.”

UNC-Greensboro Opera Theatre / Mozart: Così fan tutte / February 2004