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Rachel Willis-Sørensen gave a winning, earnest portrayal of Freia with her sweetly pealing soprano."
New York Classical Review
"Sørensen — a statuesque blond wearing a bright red gown who had to overcome what is often a liability of being chosen as the first singer in the final round — was equally opulent in her Zarzuela aria, Tres horas antes del dia from Frederico Moreno Torroba’s La Marchenera."
Robert D. Thomas, Class Act
"Rachel Willis-Sorensen makes a striking Eva"
George Hall, The Stage, 12 March 2017
“As Agathe, Rachel Willis-Sorenson revealed a voice of immense potential: creamy, capacious, clear and tender.”
Anna Picard, The Times, 10 June 2016
“Rachel Willis-Sorensen … rose to her big arias beautifully.”
James R Oestreich, New York Times, 29 February 2016
Soprano Rachel Willis-Sørensen was radiant in her SFO debut as Eva, the burgher’s daughter who falls in love with Walther, but also has a soft spot for the kindhearted Sachs. Willis-Sorensen’s precise, ample voice suited the role quite well, including in her key aria “O Sachs mein Freund.
James Ambroff-Tahan, SF Examiner