Romilda

Soprano Lisette Oropesa made a superb company debut as Romilda, the object of both royal brothers' affection, her singing bright and precise (if a bit small-scaled) and her phrasing eloquently to the point.

San Francisco Chronicle
Nov. 1, 2011
Joshua Kosman

Xerxes

As Romilda, in her company debut, soprano Lisette Oropesa is a porcelain-fine singer, with ample emotion brewing beneath the exquisite surface.

Mercury News
Nov. 2, 2011
Richard Scheinin

Vocalists, well-balanced and without ego, gave all-around outstanding performances in a true ensemble event

San Francisco Examiner
Oct. 31, 2011
Janos Gereben

"Making her San Francisco Opera debut, 2005 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions winner Lisette Oropesa as Romilda displayed a most engaging light soprano with an especially lovely top. The highest notes may not boom out, but their sweetness…

San Francisco Classical Voice
Oct. 30, 2011
Jason Victor Serinus