“. . . As Ortlinde, Meeta Raval again signalling her talent . . .”

Rian Evans / The Guardian


“ . . . Meeta Raval — a recent Cardiff Singer of the World finalist — is fearless as Cio-Cio San, sailing through the demands of the role with mightily impressive security . . .”

Hugo Shirley / The Daily Telegraph


“ . . .In the title role, Meeta Raval’s lyric soprano is confident and secure; she makes the transition from mid-teens bride to defiantly proud mother without forcing the tone. . .”

Rian Evans / The Guardian


“ . . .Meeta Raval portrayed a Butterfly driven by her perceptions, distorted though they be: Raval took everything in her considerable vocal stride, articulating the words of Amanda Holden’s sensitive translation with the utmost clarity. By the final scene, the sense of a creature whose metamorphosis is fated and irreversible was heightened. . .”

Rian Evans / Opera


“ . . .The casting is strong, if in some ways uneven. It’s a joy to hear Meeta Raval (a finalist in the recent Cardiff Singer of the World) in a complete role, which proves that she is not only a very talented singer but a vocal actress of considerable presence. . .”

Stephen Walsh / The Arts Desk


“ . . .The nun was sung by Meeta Raval, whose deeply felt ‘Senza Mamma’ demonstrated this soprano’s growing vocal control and stylistic polish. . .”

Margaret Davies / Opera





Meeta Raval @ 2014