“Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky cantata…a refined intervention from Olga Borodina in the ‘Field of the Dead’ section; this Russian mezzo’s artistry allowed her to weave exquisite arabesques around the choral theme.”

The Independent, 18 Jul 2016

“Highlight of the FIRST NIGHT BBC Proms was the majestic Olga Borodina entering through the BBC Symphony Orchestra to survey the battlefield dead. That sound.”

Edward Seckerson, 15 Jul 2016

“Olga Borodina provided velvety Russian tone in a heartfelt lament over the bodies on the battlefield”

Guardian, 16 Jul 2016

“Olga Borodina’s noble performance acknowledged the hollow tragedy of war”

Artsdesk, 16 Jul 2016