, and Miriam
Costa-Jackson are three soprano sisters whose noteworthy accomplishments are a major focus of this blog. Here are selections from what the press and professionals have to say:
- "Ginger Costa-Jackson was a commanding Marchesa, posturing lavishly, teetering uproariously and, not least, singing with magnificent security."
— Steve Smith - The New York Times
- "Ginger Costa-Jackson is giving a tour-de-force, take-no-prisoners performance...she had the audience eating out of the palm of her hand....is a singer, stylist and actress of tremendous gifts."
— James Sohre - Opera Today
Ginger Costa-Jackson as La Marchesa di Poggio, Alex Lawrence as Belfiore in Verdi's King for a Day. Glimmerglass Opera 2013. Photo by Karli Cadel.
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- "[Marina] Costa-Jackson’s “Stridono lassù” from “Pagliacci” was imbued with heartfelt emotion and the warmth of her polished soprano; just as noticeable was a sense of her enjoying the melodies she was singing."
— Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim - The New York Times
- "Miriam Costa-Jackson is one of the most remarkable talents that I have seen in my career. Her voice has a beauty that is powerful and haunting.”
— Dr. Craig Jessop, Utah State University Music Department Head, and former director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Miriam Costa-Jackson (top left) as Magda in Puccini's La Rondine. USU Production. Photo by Richard Keisker.