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"Emily-Jane Thomas's lovely Zerlina would not be out of place in Covent Garden." Zerlina (Don Giovanni) at Soho Theatre - The Independent/Michael Church

"…the singing is good…Emily-Jane Thomas's Zerlina standing out" Zerlina (Don Giovanni) at the Soho Theatre - The Stage/Edward Bhesania

"Emily Jane Thomas as Pamina [was] outstanding" Pamina (The Magic Flute, CCO) - Islington Tribune

"Emily-Jane Thomas…sang quite beautifully" Pamina (The Magic Flute, CCO) - William Hartson, The Express

"Thomas gives a beautiful performance as a soft, yet strong-willed princess" Pamina (The Magic Flute, CCO) - Alistair Wilkinson, My Theatre Mates

"Emily Jane Thomas shows great depth as Pamina, both in love and in heartbreak" Pamina (The Magic Flute, CCO) - Dean Wood, Everything Theatre

"The cast were all superb, especially Emily-Jane Thomas who played Musetta." Musetta (La Boheme) at Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmond's

"Emily-Jane Thomas' compliant Zerlina [is] beautifully drawn" Zerlina (Don Giovanni) at the Soho Theatre - The Guardian/George Hall

"Emily Jane Thomas' (Pamina) plangent tone touched our hearts" Anthony Evans, Planet Hugill

"Emily-Jane Thomas and Melanie Sanders, as Frasquita and Mercedes, are as memorable apart as they are together, bouncing off each other perfectly and with attitude to boot, they sing their way into your affections and provide everything needed to make the connection with the characters and story unfolding." Frasquita (Carmen) at Belgrade Theatre, Coventry – The Review Hub/Nicole Evans

"Emily-Jane Thomas was a delight as Zerlina, not least as she belied any discrepancy in physical stature compared to her betrothed with her powerful but dulcet tone…[her] alluring Zerlina disarmed Javier Borda's threatened violence as her jealous fiancé Masetto, in a finely observed sequence watched intently by the extras that regularly peopled the stage." Zerlina (Don Giovanni) at Crowne Plaza Conference Center in Bahrain - Opera Correspondent George Younis

"I wanted to write to you to say how wonderful it was to see and work with you again. What a joy you are to work with and I thought your portrayal of Micaela was right on the button with a beautiful sense of naivety yet when required an inner strength that would carry her through." Micaela (Carmen) at Chiswick House and Gardens - Keith Cheetham, Director

"Emily-Jane Thomas (Cis) brought an apt unruly mischievousness to the staid community, pilfering fruit from the shop, teasing the inept Albert, and greedily anticipating the feast. [Her] boisterous energy could not even be fully quenched when [the children] were marshalled by Miss Wordsworth to learn the May-King Anthem." Cis (ETO's Albert Herring) - Opera Today

"The cast are, without exception, excellent singers and actors. Every word of Norton-Hale's translated libretto rings clear around the Playhouse's auditorium." Frasquita (Carmen) at the Oxford Playhouse – The Oxford Times/Rob Hall

"Emily-Jane Thomas and Melanie Sanders are delightfully ditzy as Carmen's pals" Frasquita (Carmen) - The Express/Claire Colvin

"There was much high-quality ensemble singing throughout the performance, in particular from…the three boys (Abigail Kelly, Emily-Jane Thomas and Laura Kelly). The intonation and feeling of unity between [the] trio was impressive, enabling crisp, clear performances." Second Boy (ETO's The Magic Flute) - British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies/Hannah Templeton

"The lampshade-wearing trio of boys who guide our heroes' steps here resemble the Knave of Hearts, though of course they're a lot more reliable and, as sung by Abigail Kelly, Emily-Jane Thomas and Laura Kelly, delightfully scene-stealing." Second Boy (ETO's The Magic Flute) - What's On Stage/Mark Valencia

"The three children made a lovely trio, working well together and producing some perfectly delightful and nicely quirky characterisation." Cis (Albert Herring) with Steuart Bedford and BBCSO - Planet Hugill/Robert Hugill

"The three formed a great comic act and were a delight." Cis (ETO's Albert Herring) - Planet Hugill/Robert Hugill

"their rehearsal and performance of Miss Wordsworth's coronation ode is hilariously cacophonous" Cis (ETO's Albert Herring) - The Opera Critic

"The rehearsal scene for the May Day celebrations was particularly amusing, with the children winding their schoolmistress up with their lazy pronunciation" Cis (ETO's Albert Herring) - One Stop Arts