Jacqueline Piccolino joined the orchestra for a lyrical and nostalgic rendition of Samuel Barber’s “Knoxville, 1915.” The soprano’s voice and melancholy was achingly beautiful.
— Dr. Brian Ahlstrom, The Tribune Democrat
As Fannì, by turns lovelorn and fierce, soprano Jacqueline Piccolino offered a virtuoso display of vocal splendor, singing with tireless urgency and precision in the ensembles and bringing limpid tonal beauty to the early love duet..
— Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle



“Jacqueline Piccolino sang a lovely and sympathetic Laura, making a large impression in a small role.”
                     -Lisa Hirsch, SF Classical Voice


“Soprano Jacqueline Piccolino undertook the challenging Rossinian showpiece “Bel raggio lusinghier” from “Semiramide,” and dispatched it beautifully, in a fearless display of precisely placed coloratura and melodic grandeur.”

                              -Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle


“Jacqueline Piccolino's poised Stella, exuded appeal..”

                              -Georgia Rowe, Opera News


“…soprano Jacqueline Piccolino sang with confidence as Clotilde…”

                             -Georgia Rowe, Opera News

But the clear standout in the cast was Jacqueline Piccolino, in a formidable performance as Sandrina’s strong-willed romantic rival, Arminda. With a robust, throaty vocal tone, impeccable technique and a stage presence that commanded attention, Piccolino revealed herself as an artist to watch.
— Joshuan Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle