“But the biggest surprise to me was Rachel Sliker, who sang a superb “Un bel di vedremo"; seldom have I heard this aria performed with such a wonderful “spoken" like quality, which is exactly what I think singing Puccini is all about."
-Brian Kellow, Opera News

“Rachel Sliker handled Fiordiligi’s big moments fearlessly and with considerable command."
-Bernard Holland, New York Times

“Rachel Sliker…began with a moving performance of “Ain’t it a pretty night" from Carlisle Floyd’s “Susannah", showing her expressive range."
-Anne Midgette, New York Times

“Soprano Rachel Sliker and Wickson fit together in vocal command and tenderness, both capable to raise hair on the back of the neck with their authoritative deliveries, but equally resolved in the hesitations so necessary to the leads in Madame Butterfly, timid about spending that first night together."
-The Chautauqua Daily

“Rachel Sliker was a vocally unwavering Ann Putnam" in Robert Ward’s, The Crucible.
-Maria Nockin, Opera Japonica