Le Reniement de St. Pierre & La feste de Ruel, Catacoustic Consort
“Melissa Harvey and Molly Quinn took well to the stage in both Le Reniement de St. Pierre and La feste de Ruel, comfortably executing all the embellishments needed to make this music flow and providing it with very beautiful singing.”
Rafael de Acha, Rafael Music Notes 6/4/16
Soprano Soloist, Catacoustic Consort
“…and another local singer, Melissa Harvey, stopped hearts with some laments that never seemed to go on long enough.”
Alice Nutter, Music in Cincinnati 5/14/15
At the Other Side of the Earth, NANOWorks Opera
“Harvey and Kang’s love scene was beautifully sung.”
Mary Ellyn Hutton, Music in Cincinnati 7/1/14
Mass in c Minor (Mozart) Soprano Soloist, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra
“The CCO winds set the tone for the “Et incarnates est” with soprano Harvey, engaging in lovely interaction throughout, including the engaging cadenza at the end.”
Mary Ellyn Hutton, Music in Cincinnati 11/18/13
Die Zauberflöte, Cincinnati Opera
“Two well-matched trios – Jacqueline Echols, Audrey Walstrom and Davia Bandy as the Queen’s Three Ladies, and Melissa Harvey, Alisa Jordheim and Hilary Ginther as the Three Spirits – rounded out the able supporting cast with excellent sounding chorus, prepared by their long-time chorus master, Henri Venanzi.”
Thomas Consolo, Music in Cincinnati 7/31/11
Dialogues of the Carmelites, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
“Harvey, whose high, sweet voice mirrored the novice Constance perfectly, returned Blanche’s timorous questioning with guileless love.”
Mary Ellyn Hutton, Music in Cincinnati 5/17/11