“The most distinctive scenes are those involving Andrew Garland and Kirsten Chambers. As the suffering Prior Walter, Garland deployed a versatile, muscular baritone. Garland was at his best in Act II, when he turned into a convincing, if unwilling, prophet  and showed an impressive falsetto.” — Opera News, September 2017

“The central lovers received excellent performances — impassioned yet beautifully articulated musically and textually  — from Andrew Garland (Prior Walter) and Aaron Blake (Louis Ironson).  Garland, in fine shape physically, is a skilled, specific actor. His baritone radiated healthy security.” — David Shengold, Classical Voice North America