Soprano Lisette Oropesa is perfectly cast as Charlotte’s sister Sophie. Singing of flower bouquets and happiness, the character is nearly the sole ray of sunshine in the piece, and Oropesa’s sweet, agile soprano is one as well.
Feb. 21, 2014
Ronni Reich

Lisette Oropesa focused giddy sympathy as Sophie, the resident quasi-soubrette.

Financial Times
Feb. 19, 2014
Martin Bernheimer

Lisette Oropesa is more than a soubrette Sophie, bringing strong presence to the painful scene between the sisters.

The Telegraph
Feb. 23, 2014
John Allison

The bright-voiced, impressive soprano Lisette Oropesa is a sunny, winning Sophie

New York Times
Feb. 19, 2014
Anthony Tommassini


Professionalmente ineccepibile la compagnia di canto nel suo insieme , su cui spicca sicuramente la fresca voce di Lisette Oropesa nella parte della sorella Sophie.

Le mille e una notte all'Opera
Feb. 23, 2014
Stecconi Biagiarelli

but the house favorite Lisette Oropesa lights up the stage as Sophie

The New Yorker
Feb. 21, 2014

Her beaming smile and sparkling voice lit up the stage every time she came on. She sang with bright, playful innocence throughout, and was wonderfully endearing when she flirted with the gloomy Werther. 

New York Classical Review
Feb. 19, 2014
Eric C. Simpson

And Lisette Oropesa was not the usual soubrette Sophie–directed to be more of an equal than “little sister” to Charlotte, she sang with great elegance and energy.

Classics Today
Feb. 22, 2014
Robert Levine

Lisette Oropesa’s radiant soprano is well suited for the role of Sophie, Charlotte’s exuberant younger sister,

Columbia Spectator
Feb. 21, 2014
Chris Browner

Soprano Lisette Oropesa is so charming as Charlotte’s sister Sophie that one wonders why the poet fails to respond to her apparent interest.

Epoch Times
Feb. 24, 2014
Barry Bassis

Lisette Oropesa è un’ottima Sophie, giovane e graziosa, che trasmette una ventata di freschezza con voce soavissima e argentina, squillante senza essere petulante.

MTG Lirica
Feb. 22, 2014
Maria Teresa Giovagnoli

Lisette Oropesa brings a bright, pealing soprano to the role of Sophie

Wall Street Journal
Feb. 19, 2014
Heidi Waleson