“the best Carmen I’ve seen since Maria Ewing… at Glyndebourne in the ‘80’s.” (Louise Flind – Opera Today)
"Philippa Thomas glänzt mit der Seguidilla aus George Bizets Carmen zum Entzücken des Publikums." (Michael S. Zerban - O-Ton)
"..shines with the Seguidilla from George Bizet's Carmen to the delight of the audience."
"In her simulation of the encounter, Phillipa Thomas completes a convincing transition from fidelity to postcoital knowingness." (Matthew Grierson - Mark Aspin reviews)
"Thomas is a good foil to Hopkins and has an appealingly colourful voice." (Susan Elkin - Lark Reviews)
"there was no mistaking the warm-toned dignity of Phillipa Thomas's Dido, who...showed great feeling for musical line." (John Allison - Opera Magazine)