Enchanting soprano Raphaela Papadakis made a complicated Woman, her mercurial moods driving the unshowy rhetoric of her vocal lines [...] Her bright, pointed tone swelled into fullness for her love aria 

Alexandra Coghlan, The Arts Desk
I, Object at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, November 2017

All nine of the cast members adeptly accepted the challenge and rose to the occasion so well that it is hard to pick out those deserving a special mention. However, forced to choose, I would note [...] soprano Raphaela Papadakis as Orestilla

Robert Gainer, Bachtrack
L'Agrippina, Barber Opera, September 2017

Award winning London born soprano Raphaela Papadakis made her professional début at Garsington Opera in 2014 whilst still a student at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Highlights of the 2017/18 season include performances as Orestilla in Barber Opera's L'Agrippina by Porpora and as Mrs P in Nyman's The Wife Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, and appearances at the Oxford Lieder Festival and the Beethoven-Woche in Bonn.

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