Bangor Symphony Orchestra
"Birsan’s Mimi was a woman with a tenacious soul but delicate constitution too fragile for bohemian poverty. The soprano’s beautifully balanced voice so charmed theatergoers that some wept at Mimi’s demise."
- Bangor Daily News
"In her first appearance as Mimi, Emily Birsan gave a sympathetic portrayal of the dying seamstress, singing with confidence and beautiful style."
- The Ellsworth American