In Review: Birsan brings her "silvery clear" soprano to Bliss's "Beatitudes"

"The soprano Emily Birsan was silvery clear" -The Times

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"Soloists Ben Johnson and Emily Birsan impressed, not least in their bright-timbre but in the apparent ease with which they dispatched their unforgiving vocal lines: “O blessed Jesu” is littered with ungrateful leaps which both singers took in their stride."

Read full review. "The two soloists – Emily Birsan and Ben Johnson – were well cast . . . Birsan’s sweet top register provided the notes of the pastoral lark."

Read full review. "The American soprano Emily Birsan is not as yet well-known this side of the Atlantic, but I’m sure we shall be hearing more of her lovely voice in the future." -Seen and Heard International

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"Emily Birsan responded with keen sensitivity and perception to some of Bliss’s most radiant settings for soprano" Read full review.