"Tamara Gura as Carmen fulfills every fantasy imaginable-from freedom- loving woman for the female audience, to a more erotic embodiment for the male audience. The US born mezzo-soprano delivers this youthful portrayal with great vocal maturity." Frankfurt Neue Presse
"Tamara Gura offers a very youthful and physically ideal embodiment of the main role . The uninhibited gesture and emotional assaults directed towards herself and others were very convincing. Vocally, she offers a beautiful middle register and effortless high notes." Frankfurt Rundschau
"Tamara Gura in the role of Carmen is truly a wild animal. She seems to always know what will happen next."
Frankfurt Allgemeine Zeitung
"Tamara Gura is a vocally confident Carmen, with sublime mezzo tones... She masterfully accompanies herself in her dance and castanet scene in the second act with the improvised fragments of a broken plate."
Opernwelt, July 2016
"With her dark-timbred voice, Tamara Gura gives a truly compelling role debut as Carmen."
"Tamara Gura portrays the role with masterful acting, and sings at a very high level."Morgenweb.de
"Tamara Gura's dark toned mezzo gleams. She avoids the eye rolling and hip swinging clichés one associates with Carmen , making her presence and performance all the more authentic." Darmstadt Echo
"Tamara Gura shines in her debut in the title role."
"A temperamental, feisty, freedom-loving Carmen" Vorhang auf