Soloist in Wagner & Strauss Excerpts

New York Philharmonic

"Though the centerpiece of the New York Philharmonic’s January 7 concert was the final scene of Die Walküre, the highlight for singers and orchestra were the Strauss lieder that preceded it. Heidi Melton slew “Ruhe, meine Seele” with her silky soprano, which you want to wrap around yourself like a scarf and rub your cheeks against all day. She’s as steady at the bottom of the staff as she is at the top, and she brings real feeling, too..."
-Henry Stewart, Opera News