Verdi’s Les vêpres siciliennes / Bayerische Staatsoper

Above all Rachel Willis-Sörensen as Hélène, who brilliantly understands how to lend drama to her voice, which is by nature rather delicate. She is already at home in the demanding highs and coloraturas.


“Her performance was for me the best of the cast, singing with a powerful voice, well timed and with taste, standing out in the second part of the opera…” (Beckmesser)


“An international ensemble was called up. Rachel Willis-Sørensen has the noblesse for Hélène, certainty in coloratura, lyrical sensitivity, dramatic attack…” (Schwäbische)