Press and Testimonials
"Mezzo Lainie Diamond brought the audience to tears with a tender, expressive a cappella American spiritual."
(Joel Luks~ Culturemap Houston)
"...the warm and poignant singing of these emotional words by an unaccompanied Diamond" (Danbury News-Times)
" and the small roles of the other wives were nicely done by young singers...and Lainie Diamond" (New York Times)
"Lainie Diamond is... a gifted professional opera singer... I had the pleasure of attending the Houston Chamber Choir's Christmas at the Villa de Matel performances in December where Diamond had a solo...I got to hear first-hand just how skilled she is." (Bobbi Leder~ Associated Content from Yahoo! and Houston Banner)
"The performances were fabulous. I finally got to experience the work of several artists whom I had not yet seen perform... and Lainie Diamond, who sang to my soul." (Meg Brooker, Isadora Duncan Dancer, 'Tunics in Texas' Blog)
"Lainie's beautiful voice has given us a glimpse of how God's heavenly choir will someday sound!" (Dorothy Negron, St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Farewell Social Invite for Lainie, New York City)
"The 'Gloria' was spiritual-like, alternating tunes reminiscent of 'Motherless Child' and 'Amazing Grace'...Mezzo-soprano Lainie Diamond sang with feeling" (Danbury News-Times)
"Lainie Diamond has a interestingly mannered intensity as Julie, and does justice to the character's trademark song "Bill".
(New Orleans Times-Picayune)
"Nice work also was heard from... and Lainie Diamond" (Times-Picayune)
"Lainie Diamond as a flamboyant Lucy Brown" (Times-Picayune)