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“Giglio sang with great poise and professionalism managing to overcome the extreme difficulties of what Mozart offered her: leaps from low A’s to high C’s, great stretches of notes without a place to breath and florid passages that would make a canary blanch.”

The Observer (Mozart: Grand Mass in C Minor)

“…but the real star of the show was soprano Michelle Giglio, whose voice seems to grow richer,  larger and more beautiful with every hearing….  Hers is a very special gift.  She needs only to open her mouth and sing.  Batteries  needn’t be included.”

The Observer (Dvorak’s Te Deum)

“…the Kyrie opened with the glorious voice of Michelle Giglio.. the Et incarnatus est expressive solo for soprano is what we always sigh for- an elegantly lofted voice, with Giglio doing the honors surrounded by a trio… it was close to magic.”

( Mozart’s Grand Mass in C minor- Gloria Musicae 30th year celebration with the Sarasota Orchestra at the  Sarasota Opera House)

“But in a transcendant moment soprano, Michelle Giglio, was given the juciest quote from St. Hildegarde.. as Joan recounted her forced confession, thus condemming herslf to death…. there was  a sense among those present at this Premier live performance in Sarasota that they had experienced something rare and very special”

(Richard Einhorn’s “Voices of Light” with Key Chorale and Sarasota Orchestra)

“It was tempting to simply sit back with eyes closed and soak up the beautiful sounds of soloist Michelle Giglio.”

Sarasota Herald Tribune (Carmina Burana Performance with Sarasota Ballet)

“Ms. Giglio’s beautifully clear soprano was thrilling as it soared…”

Venice Gondolier Sun (Carmina Burana  performance with Sarasota Ballet)

“Michelle Giglio’s crystal clear sustained notes enriched the court of love.”

Sarasota Herald Tribune (Carmina Burana Performance  with Sarasota  Ballet)

“…some of the most virile singing underscored the activity on stage as Michelle Giglio sang ‘ I am suspended between love and chastity’ ”

Sarasota Herald Tribune (Carmina Burana Performance  with Sarasota  Ballet)

“Top notch soloist (Ms. Giglio) was accurate in her attacks in the interpretation of the Latin and middle high German lyrics.”

Sarasota Herald Tribune (Carmina Burana Performance with Sarasota Ballet)

“Michelle Giglio negotiated the lyrical lines with grace with her rich dramatic voice.”

Sarasota Herald Tribune (Mozart: Grand Mass in C Minor)

“Giglio’s voice wove deftly with the winds in the orchestra.”

Sarasota Herald Tribune (Mozart: Grand Mass in C Minor)

“Michelle Giglio’s performance was technically excellent.”

Sarasota Herald Tribune (Mozart: Exultate Jubilate)

Full reviews available upon request.

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