“Creating a lovely Christmas scena was the choice of the ‘Pifa,’ ‘Recitative’ and chorus ‘Glory to God’ from Handel’s oratorio Messiah.  Blake [Clark] conducted the ‘Pifa’ at an interestingly quick tempo, while soprano Sarah Berger offered a seraphic soprano that led into the radiant chorus.”

“There were also colorful accounts of “Standchen,” “Trinklied” and “An Silvia” that showed off Berger’s bright tone, [Michael] Sheppard’s impeccable technique.”
Baltimore Sun

“Polochick and the ensemble provided the soloists with attentive support, as they also did for soprano Sarah Berger, who sang sweetly in the poignant aria “Bist du bei mir” by Gottfried Heinrich Stolzel (once attributed to Bach).”
Baltimore Sun

“Guest soloists made valuable contributions — mezzo Sarah Davis; and sopranos Emily Noel and Sarah Berger, whose light and lithe singing in the “Laudamus te” was a highlight.”

“Those sopranos also blended beautifully in the ‘De torrente’ section of Handel’s ‘Dixit Dominus’… [Handel, Dixit Dominus and Vivaldi, Gloria]
Baltimore Sun

“Backed solidly by the strings, the chorus sang Schubert’s compact, richly lyrical Mass in G with a well-balanced tone and polished articulation. The three singers who stepped out of the ensemble for the solos — soprano Sarah Berger, tenor Joshua Glassman, baritone Rob McGinness — acquitted themselves admirably, phrasing the “Benedictus,” in particular, with poetic warmth.”
Baltimore Sun

“Soprano soloist Sarah Berger sang very sweetly in the Offertorium, the most distinctive portion of this modest Mass.” [Schumann, Missa Sacra]
Baltimore Sun

“Sarah Berger was soprano soloist and is well known in the Baltimore-Washington area for her talents. Her clear enunciation and exquisitely placed pitch were just the ticket for the “et incarnatus est” section, the central gem of Haydn’s final mass.” [Haydn, “Lord Nelson” Mass]
Lincoln Journal Star

“Sarah Berger…sang the “Jewel Song” from Gounod’s Faust charmingly.”
Baltimore Sun

“[In Mozart’s C minor Mass,] the two hard-worked soprano soloists, Sarah Berger and Ah Young Hong (both Peabody grads, by the way), offered silken tone, limpid phrasing and confident technique. Very classy singing.”
Baltimore Sun

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