In Review: opera News lauds Velasco, Yankovskaya for Spoleto Festival USA "Pia de' Tolomei&

"Cassandra Zoe Velasco’s hefty mezzo, which made Rodrigo a formidable, potent presence. . . Spoleto’s pick-up orchestra, augmented in Pia by Westminster Choir, remains a marvel, and Lidiya Yankovskaya conducted with the brio and tenderness this opera demands." -Opera News

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