“Tenor Brendan Buckley...is ardent and appealing as George, Emily’s true love” – Joshua Rosenbloom, Opera News (November 2017)

 “as a nurse affiliated with the mother’s nursing home, [Buckley] dramatically contrasted in color, tone, and register with the other characters, becoming the motive force in the dramatic action.” – Laura Prichard, The Boston Musical Intelligencer (May 21, 2016)