In the Philadelphia Inquirer, David Patrick Stearns writes “Not to be overlooked…is Sophia’s Forest…I missed it but caught up with a video that verified much of the rapturous reaction I’d heard from others. A searingly introspective study on immigrant children, the opera was full of vocal lines reflecting psychological depths but also electronic music effects that added greatly to the dreamlike atmosphere. The superb soprano Kiera Duffy was a major plus in the leading role.”