“Kristin Gornstein’s portrayal of Piramo was masterful. She sang the difficult role with a truly flawless lyric mezzo, finding opportunities to show both the character’s humor and heartbreak with a melismatic turn or with a glance.”
- Opera News, Little Opera Theatre of New York’s Piramo e Tisbe
"...the mezzo soprano Kristin Gornstein, pacing the lawn as Ramiro, whom Arminda rejects, spun lines of an uncannily silky legato that transcended the tricky acoustics of the open space."
- The New York Times, On Site Opera's La finta giardiniera
"The premiere of Steven Mackey’s Madrigal for voice and percussion quartet proved another highlight, the clear-voiced mezzo-soprano Kristin Gornstein singing an evocative, liturgical vocal line enhanced by a colorful percussive underpinning."
- The New York Times, Tanglewood Festival of Contemporary Music