“There are so many fabulous performances here, it’s hard to single them out. Russian soprano Irina Lungu is stupendous, though, as Corinna, displaying a confident command of the most eye-watering vocal acrobatics… .”
Elizabeth Fortescue, The Daily Telegraph
“Irina Lungu as Corinna sang with gloriously coloured melodiousness and fluid tone during the coronation scene.”
Peter McCallum, Brisbane Times
Irina Lungu as Corinna sang with gloriously coloured melodiousness and fluid tone during the coronation scene.
Peter McCallum, The Sydney Morning Herald
“As the sympathetic heart of the piece Corinna, Russian soprano Irina Lungu displayed a lush tone and sweet persona.”
Victoria Watson, Sounds Like Sydney
But despite the competition, the most memorable aria occurs towards the end of the opera. It’s a 12 minute solo, sung with crystalline purity by soprano, Irina Lungu (…)
Soprano Irina Lungu is memorable in the final act, transforming this crazy romp and play into something almost divine.
Gina Fairley, https://performing.artshub.com.au