03.19.14In a Show of Early-Music Vigor, a Lofty Commitment Is Confirmed: Bach’s ‘St. Matthew Passion,’ Presented by Juilliard
James Oestreich, New York Times
01.03.14Everything's Coming up Bagpipes - interview with Priscilla Herreid
David Patrick Stearns, Philadelphia Inquirer
11.29.13Shakespeare at the Belasco - "Is This a Sackbut I Hear Before Me?"
New York Times article by Michael Cooper.
02.26.13Tom Purdom, Broad Street Review - "Across 500 years: Piffaro teams with Orchestra 2001"
"Priscilla Smith produced a bravura performance on the lead shawm, chattering away at virtuoso speed, with her fingers dancing over the surface of her instrument."
02.09.13al.com review by Michael Huebner - "Piffaro recreates musical life of New World settlers in Birmingham"
"The standout was Priscilla Smith, whose animated, conversational recorder solos were matched only by her ability to blend in a shawm consort."
09.09.12A Watershed Moment For Early Music
New York Times article by Daniel Wakin.
01.16.12"Warm Hats and Notes for Mélomanie"
"Priscilla Smith brought a very fresh and unadorned mastery of baroque oboe to the fore..."
04.07.11DC Examiner review by Patrick McCoy - "Julian Wachner leads famed NYC church in landmark series of Bach cantatas"
"Oboist Priscilla Smith was a constant delight throughout, playing with a great sense of ensemble and considerable control. The tone of her instrument was never forced and complemented the orchestra throughout."
12.03.10musicweb-international.com (Stan Metzger) reviews JuilliArd415
music of the French Baroque, with William Christie and JuilliArd415. “The star here was the oboist Priscilla Smith, who played the highly virtuosic score with tremendous skill and confidence.”
04.04.10NY Times review by James Oestreich - "Juilliard Student Group Attuned to Baroque Pitch."
from a program of 18th century English music with William Christie and JuilliArd415. "...Priscilla Smith showed as much humor in bird imitations on various woodwinds as she did skill in her oboe solos."
12.18.09The Washington Post - Charles Downey reviews The Waverly Consort's "The Christmas Story" program.
"...A particularly fine performance came from Priscilla Smith, playing the shawm on the fast and furious melody of the 14th-century Italian dance piece “Chominciamento di gioia.”"