Denes Striny, in Head First: The Language of the Head Voice, Hamilton Books: 2007
Verdi, composizioni da camera
“Una voce splendida, un’ espressione straordinaria, e italiano veramente perfetto.” [A splendid voice, outstanding interpretation, and truly perfect Italian.]
don Benedetto Chianetta, Abbazia della Santissima Trinità
“This music is a part of our Italian heritage, and I have heard it a number of times before -- but never sung as beautifully and stylistically as by visiting American soprano Marcella Calabi.”
Felice Cavalieri, Accademia Musicale Jacopo Napoli
Cavalieri, The Representation of Body and Soul, Guardian Angel:
"...performed beautifully...in a cast distinguished for its commitment and versatility."
F. Paul Driscoll, Opera News
"...conspicuously fine amid the lively group..."
Leighton Kerner, The Village Voice
"... [an] expressive singer... ably executing the Renaissance madrigals and melismatic melodies..."
Bruce-Michael Gelbert, The New York Native
Shostakovich, Symphony #14
"Ms. Calabi gave an emotional immediacy and engagement to the part which set her soprano voice off against the brooding movement of the strings."
Michael Witmore, Taconic Newspapers
Villa-Lobos, Suite for Voice and Violin; Poem of the Child and her Mother
"....a charming singer with a charming soprano..."
Andrew Porter, The New Yorker