"The shining exception was mezzo Sandra Piques Eddy, a wonderful singing actress whose Carmen used her burgundy-rich low register as a powerful tool of seduction."
"As Isabella, Sandra Piques Eddy strides about the stage, whip in hand, charm to spare, her dark, honey glutted mezzo-soprano agile and enticing."
"See her now so you can brag about her later."
"She demonstrates great artistry-covering a tremendous vocal range with clarity and speed- along with considerable comedic instincts. Her "Una voce poco fa" is simply spectacular."
"Sandra Piques Eddy was commanding as Angelina. Her dark, sensuous mezzo and charming presence showed star quality".
"...I would need to break out the thesaurus to find more synonyms for 'sexy' because Sandra Piques Eddy, in the title role, was sex personified."
".. charismatic mezzo Sandra Piques Eddy has future star written all over her."
"The brightest sparkle belonged to Ms. Piques Eddy, a swan-necked mezzo with fine technique, a range of colors from honeyed to bright and charm to burn."
".. sung and acted to perfection by the lustrous mezzo-soprano Sandra Piques Eddy"
"Her mezzo soprano was rich and warm throughout her range her technique so effortless as to seem imperceptible, and she was equally effective as heartbroken son, romantic hero and finally, chosen ruler."
"... Sandra Piques Eddy in a tour de force that combined a dark, resonant voice, solid bel canto technique, comic talent, and scenery-chewing stage presence."
.. Able to stop a listener cold with her coffee-with-cream voice."
".. luscious of voice, looking good and moving well"
.. With her rich, velvety voice, stunning good looks (think a young Vivien Leigh) and above all her depth of feeling for every word and note she sang, she was utterly glorious"