"...As his love interest, and essentially the only female role, Julie Adams was the radiant diva Anna Sorensen. Her rich, creamy, agile soprano was of the highest quality, the kind that prompts excited “who-is-she?” intermission chatter (and beyond). Ms. Adams is entrusted to deliver a beautifully judged battlefield prayer, and boy, deliver it she did with heart-stopping effect. You read it here: We will be hearing much more from her."
“The soprano Julie Adams, from California, impressed me as the most mature of the winners with her elegant account of an aria from Debussy’s lyric cantata “L’ Enfant Prodigue” and an affecting performance of Mimi’s “Donde lieta uscì” from Puccini’s “La Bohème.” Her voice is rich, full and slightly earthy in an expressive way.”