Everything was audible in her reading, and she succeds in never letting
clear diction becoming an obstacle to legato. Her phrasing was seamless."
Washington Times 1994
Ariadne auf Naxos (Ariadne) Aachen, Conductor:
Yoram David, Directeur: Willy Decker
"... a stroke of luck such as one would hardly dare hope to hear
even in major houses was Rachel Gettler as Ariadne. She possesses a young
glowing easy vibrant soprano which has obvious shine in the forte passages,
and is tender and gentle in piano singing, projecting easily in all registers.
She fully utilized wonderfully the Straussian melos. We are speaking with
certainty about one of the great Jugendlich-Dramatic voices of the coming