"Brooke Larimer as Mistress Quickly was the quintessential contralto-soubrette, Italian-American sexpot, with some of the most convincing physical realization of character in the whole production."
--Janine Wanée, The Boston Musical Intelligencer (classical-scene.com), July 17, 2011
"Impressive singing actors fill the major roles...Mezzo-soprano Brooke Larimer, Mistress Quickly in toreador pants, boa, and hoop earrings, proves she can sing and chew gum at the same time."
--Lloyd Schwartz, The Boston Phoenix, July 20, 2011
"...these youthful voices showed real promise for the future. Brooke Larimer gave us a dark, husky...[and] rapacious Carmen."
--Mark Kroll, The Boston Musical Intelligencer (classical-scene.com), July 28, 2009
"Eden Casteel, Jennifer Marshall, and Brooke Larimer were the mysterious ladies-in-waiting to the Queen of the Night. All three women possess big voices and worked well together to convey the eeriness of their characters."
--Chris Browner, BentNailOpera.wordpress.com, November 27, 2010
"Eden Casteel, Jennifer Marshall and Brooke Larimer as the Three Ladies - carried the music and action with aplomb."
--Milton Moore, TheDay.com, December 5, 2010
"Eden Casteel, Jennifer Marshall, and Brooke Larimer all did a fine job as the Queen's minions."
--Michael Hetsko, Opera-L, December 5, 2010
"Mezzo-soprano Kristina Riegle sang a regal knight betrothed to alto Brooke Larimer's Bradamante disguised as a man. All were excellent. Among the many fine arias, I would single out...Bradamante's revenge aria [Vorrei vendicarmi]..."
--Larry Phillips, The Boston Musical Intelligencer (classical-scene.com), February 15, 2009
"Brooke Larimer sang the key role of Bradamante beautifully..."
--Michael Willett, Willett Corporate Communications, February 17, 2009
"CLO also did a fantastic job assembling a strong cast of talented singers to contribute in the supporting roles....As Jago’s wife Emilia, mezzo-soprano Brooke Larimer worked well with her soprano counterpart…and contributed nicely in ensembles."
--Chris Browner, BentNailOpera.wordpress.com, June 13, 2012