Powell) sang with ever-increasing tonal and dramatic color, leaving the audience
shouting and Ms. (Leontyne) Price beaming."
Camille Zamora, The Juilliard Journal (on Leontyne Price Masterclass), October 2003
Powell sang with fervor and conviction, leaving the audience bereft of words.
Given the repertoire, the degree of humanity that this performance offered
was nothing short of miraculous. In these dark days, this kind of voice is
a beacon of hope."
Suzanne Wendtland, Gotham Reviews, October 2001
Anne Midget, The New York Times, November 2002
highlight (of the evening) was the singing of Abby Powell. It is a dark, rich,
yet silvery voice, and its plush, warm sound is reminiscent of Christa Ludwig.
It's a big, dramatic voice. Remember Abby Powell!"
Ivy Lin, Opera-L Review, October 2002