“She played (Mozart piano concerto K271) with great precision and with supreme ease. The serious, stately middle movement, of which she made a show piece of pianistic evocation of mood, seems particularly to have suited her natural talent.” Wiener Zeitung
“Her careful pianism comes through as a confident mixture of such technical elements as crystalline touch, elegant phrasing, singing line, precise voicing, lightness and agility. But in expressive sentiment, she went considerably beyond these attributes. “ - San Francisco Chronicle
“Sarah Beth Briggs played with an intelligence which had both style and a distinctive voice.” - The Daily Telegraph
“Soloist Sarah Beth Briggs gave a stunning performance, her virtuosity apparent in every stroke of the keyboard.” - The Musical Opinion
“… an exceptionally gifted musician” – The Guardian
“She has Mozart completely at her fingertips, and took great care over all the dovetailing with the orchestral parts, as well as providing delightful embellishments at cadence points and wonderfully vigorous full-blown cadenzas.” - Manchester Evening News
“… destined for the heights, both as virtuoso and interpreter.” - Michael Kennedy, The Daily Telegraph
“Briggs played with power, insight and commanding musicianship.” - Manchester Evening News
“I don't think I've heard a performance (of Beethoven's 4th piano concerto) as delicate and refined as this. Sarah Beth Briggs just commanded attention.” - The Irish News
“Sarah Beth built the overall architecture of Mozart's elusive plan in a specially satisfying way.
...great sensitivity and elegance.”
“She possesses a positively staggering technique.”
“s Briggs possesses a remarkable technique; she has finger dexterity of the highest quality, and her scale and arpeggio work, legato or staccato, is imbued with delicacy, limpidity and complete control.
...played with complementary crisp incisiveness and melting beauty.”
“She excitingly displayed supreme control during bravura passages.”
“I have never heard a finer performance [of Brahms Variations on a Theme by Handel] than this evening by Sarah Beth Briggs – a truly international festival standard of music making.”