As Cherubino in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro - Teatro Regio di Torino

"Il Cherubino gioiosamente saltellante di Samantha Korbey è risultato molto gradito per la trasparente purezza dell’emissione ed i bei colori scintillanti."

"The joyfully bouncing Cherubino of Samantha Korbey was relished for the transparent purity and beautiful scintillating colors of her voice."


                                                                                                                          - – Il giornale di Palermo

As Zaida in Rossini's Il Turco in Italia - Teatro Regio di Torino

"Samantha Korbey ed Enrico Iviglia hanno fatto ottima coppia: la Korbey-Zaida- ha una bella voce ricca di colori che ha offerto con grinta."


"Samantha Korbey and Enrico Iviglia made an optimal couple: Ms. Korbey – Zaida – has a beartiful voice, rich in color, which she offered with determination."


As Mrs. Bassett in Hoiby's Summer and Smoke - Manhattan School of Music


“As gossipy Mrs. Bassett, Samantha Korbey revealed a tart, distinctive mezzo with star potential.”


                                                                                                                          - New York Post

As Fidalma in Cimarosa's Il matrimonio segreto - Pittsburgh Opera


“Samantha Korbey evoked the heftiest laughs from behind a glass of whiskey and a cigarette holder as Geronimo’s crabby, old, widowed sister, Fidalma...”

                                                                                                                          - Opera Pulse




“Samantha Korbey was a hoot as Fidalma, a sharply drawn characterization abetted by bold costumes.”


                                                                                                                         -  Pittsburgh Tribune

As Tisbe in Rossini's La Cenerentola - Pittsburgh Opera


"Meredith Lustig and Samantha Korbey gave big-league performances at the stepsisters, Clorinda and Tisbe. They are in the company's resident artists program, and were up to the level of the more experienced members of the cast in coloratura and stage presence"



As Maddalena in Verdi's Rigoletto - Pittsburgh Opera


“ was clear that [Samantha Korbey] possesses a fantastic instrument..."


                                                                                                                         - Opera Pulse

As Alma Hix in Willson's The Music Man - The Glimmerglass Festival


"The Pick-­a-­Little Talk-­a-­Little ladies...Samantha Korbey, Lisa Williamson, Stephanie Lauricella and Amanda Opuszynski, proved a hilarious assortment of village gossips."


As Cherubino in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro - Manhattan School of Music


“The Cherubino we saw (Samantha Korbey) was not only sensational, but sported what has to be a unique program bio: a former Ph.D. Candidate in neuroscience...Believe me, it’s neuroscience’s loss!”


                                                                                                                      - Apollo’s Girl, Don’t Miss It