Wagner: “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg” Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

"Rachel Willis-Sorensen makes a striking Eva"

George Hall, The Stage, 12 March 2017

“American soprano Rachel Willis-Sørensen also shines in her role as Eva. She gives a very nuanced performance, exploring Eva’s position as both the passive subject of her father’s plans and as an active character with agency of her own.”
Anna Souter, The Updoming, 13 March 2017

Rachel Willis-Sorensen’s Eva uttered gorgeous … noises”
Rupert Christiansen, The Telegraph, 12 March 2017

“Rachel Willis-Sørensen brings an incisive soprano to pouty Eva”
Erica Jeal, The Guardian, 12 March 2017

“Rachel Willis-Sørensen contributed a sweet-toned Eva”
David Karlin, Bachtrack, 12 March 2017

“Rachel Willis-Sørensen came into her own in Act Two, and her full, warm singing and decisive acting make her an Eva to reckon with.”
Peter Reed, Classical Source, 11 March 2017

“… Rachel Willis-Sørensen was a solid Eva.”
George Hall, Opera News, 1 June 2017