"What made this evening special was the performance of soprano Nola Richardson, who blew through the runs of the aria “Rejoice Greatly” from Handel’s “Messiah” at Abraham’s fast pace with astonishing balance and accuracy, lavishing crystalline diction on everything she touched and managing, throughout, to shape phrases with natural-sounding ease."
- The Washington Post
"Nola Richardson was totally delightful, displaying nimble coloratura and a light voice of penetrating beauty."
-South Florida Classical Review
"Brilliant diction, tonal clarity, and impeccable phrasing"
- Cleveland Classical
"Richardson possesses an unusually beautiful voice -- sparkling and clear, full-bodied throughout its range, with a hint of darkness that adds an extra note of complexity."
- Cleveland Plain Dealer
"Nola Richardson is a vocal superstar in the making"