vocalism of impeccable poise and time-stopping expressivity”

-Voix des Arts, 2015


a lovely voice, a pretty face and a lithe figure, perfect for Cinderella”

-Charles Jernigan for Opera Pronto, 2014


The winsome Amy Maples (Mitzi) offers a sparkling soprano, and her duets with [Justin] Berkowitz are a thrilling embodiment of youthful passion”

-Todd B Sollis for Opera News, 2013


Maples’ strong mid-range made her leaps into gorgeous coloratura heights all the more surprising and thrilling.”

-Alan Sherrod for Metropulse.com, 2012


A star vehicle needs a star, and Ohio Light Opera has one in Amy Maples. Maples’ soprano is supple and rich, her pitch true, her dictation and comic timing spot-on. She manages to assay her three characters, Irma, Fedor and Musette, with such vividness that the listener never has a doubt as to which character she is portraying at a given time.”

-Todd B Sollis for Opera News, 2012


Mitzi, played by soprano Amy Maples, may look like a pink porcelain doll, but her brilliant, electric voice is anything but fragile.”

-The Daily Record, 2012


soprano Amy Maples sent her voice soaring in flights of coloratura fancy with absolute assurance and accuracy”

-Cool Cleveland, 2011