" ... Si l’on essaye de les regrouper par qualités majeures, on louera une belle générosité chez la Salomé de Leah Crowne ..."
(...If we are listing them from best qualities, first is the beautiful and generous vocalism of Leah Crowne's Salome ...)
"...But the production wasn’t too intimate to deliver the work’s grandeur. Not only were the sets and costumes exotic, Turandot was truly imperious. When Leah Crowne, a young soprano in her second time in the role, began to sing, she nearly shook the house with her power, delivering Turandot’s anger and arrogance, reducing onlookers to fear. Crowne revealed herself as a dramatic soprano with a large and intense voice ... As Turandot, that fits as her tone ranged from beautiful to fierce. But Crowne modulated her voice to reveal Turandot’s softer side, becoming even tender ... With her voice and instincts, the role is hers."
"... Leah Crowne portrays Princess Turandot as both icy and vulnerable ..."