"The gunmetal brilliance
of Rosamund Illing's Donna Anna eclipsed all else."
Opera News (July 1997)
"Most striking ... was
Rosamund Illing as Donna Anna. For once Or sai chi l'onore sounded as strong
and as declaratory as it should, for it is the fulcrum on which the whole opera
Jim Davidson, The Age (April 1997)
"That fine Mozartian power-house
Rosamund Illing lacks the manner and stature to be a wholly convincing Donna
Anna. ... But with a voice like hers, filled with pain, rage and love in Anna's
two great arias -- this production's high points -- that hardly matters.
Neil Jillett, Sunday Age (April 1997)