"The first requirement for this opera is a soprano who can portray Emmeline herself convincingly, from age 13 to 34 and beyond, physically and vocally. The company had that in Joyce El-Khoury, a little tall for her age, perhaps, in
"The lustrous Canadian soprano Joyce El-Khoury was deeply moving, totally absorbing and finally shattering
"The lovely Joyce El-Khoury sings Emmeline with a sweet, pure soprano. Her control of dynamics is remarkable: she can fade a note slowly, smoothly to the merest pinpoint of sound." KDHX, full review here.