Partenope A Total Delight with Boston Baroque

“Kirsten Sollek’s strong and plummy contralto seemed made for her pants role of Eurimene, the disguised Rosmira, thwarted lover of Arsace, the Prince of Corinth. Ms. Sollek made the most of her many contributions with a minimum of staginess and a maximum of thoughtful movement and characterization.” ~The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Boston Baroque opens season enjoyably with Handel’s “Partenope”

“Kirsten Sollek possesses a velvety contralto voice, which was well-fitted for the jealous Rosmira/Eurimene.” ~Boston Classical Review

Bach Festival’s start: A Collegium triumph heard by few

“Collegium’s chorus had just four singers who revealed the rigorous counterpoint with gratifying clarity…Soloists include an ideal Bach alto in the focused, full-bodied voice of Kirsten Sollek.” ~The Philadelphia Inquirer