"Betsy Diaz exuded Cuban soul and fervent emotion in the title arias from two of Lecuona's zarzuela classics Rosa la China and Maria la O, winning cheers from an enthusiastic audience."
"...Soprano Betsy Diaz blew the windows out of the store with a thrilling rendition of "The Jewel Song" from Faust..."
Soprano Betsy Diaz, at just twenty-three, is also destined for great things. Displaying one of the most powerful voices of the evening, her richness in lower registers and thrilling upper end was matched by a believability in Il est doux, il est bon from Massenet's Hérodiade.
Betsy Diaz, 22, a soprano from Miami, sang Si, mi chiamano Mimi from Puccini's La Bohème. She performed Mimi's aria with a natural charm. She showed a large, full voice...
Soprano Betsy Diaz voiced the opening flamenco canto in dusky tones.
La impresionante soprano Betsy Diaz, se llevó la noche y cautivó a los presentes por su soberbia interpretativa.
(The impressive soprano Betsy Diaz, stole the night and captivated those present with her wise interpretations.)
Diaz displayed a promising singer in Dorabella's arias.
… Betsy Diaz singing la romanza de Rosa la China, extrodinary tour de force- shined with promise… La zarzuela miamense entra por la puerta grande
On the female side, the American Soprano Betsy Diaz, who has not yet reached the age of 20, proved that she can become, with form and maturity, a grand dramatic soprano.