Barbara Shirvis has been acclaimed for her “gorgeous tone, technical security and a touching vulnerability” by the Boston Globe. As her reputation has grown, the soprano has been lauded as “magnificent” by the Los Angeles Times, “luminous” by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and an “authentic blonde beauty” by Opera News. In summer of 2015 she sang in an opera excerpts concert with the Boston Landmarks Orchestra. Her 2015-16 season currently includes soloist in returns to the Wichita Symphony Orchestra in Verdi’s Requiem and to New Jersey Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.