AVANT SCENE OPERA
7 june 2010

GAZETA "Kultura"
1-7 June 2010

Frankfurter-Allgemeine Zeitung
mars 2006

Répertoire No. 161
october 2002

november 1998
november 1998

Westfalen-Blatt
november 1998

Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung
october 1996

Frankfurter Allgemeine
august 1995

Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung
may 1995

Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung
may 1995


..."Elena Vassilieva's great and strikingly beautiful voice was surely a surprise for the large audience, despite the prior announcement. The listeners were deeply moved by her ability to change her singing style, its suppleness, and especially by the inimitable pianissimo that was clear as a bell and often nearly trailed off into nothingness. Not only aficionados felt this, but also those in the audience who were perhaps hearing a singer of such quality for the first time. ... It thereby became clear, that it is above all her vitality and dramatic skills that make up this singer's extraordinary abilities..."