“Conductor Mark Shapiro led with crisp elegance…” — (The Rake’s Progress, Juilliard) Opera News

“Jabri’s atonal musical language proved an effective vehicle….creating atmosphere with extended string techniques and the use of unusual instruments….Mark Shapiro conducted a well-paced and colourful account of the score.” — (Zaid Jabri Southern Crossings) Opera Magazine

“Shapiro led with superb pacing and great confidence … the performance as a whole was a genuine triumph, Mark Shapiro and Cantori New York are to be commended for achieving a memorable rendition of a great yet underheard choral masterpiece.” — (Cantori New York, Kanon Pokajanen) Opera News