GEETA AS CARMEN IN LA TRAGÉDIE DE CARMEN
THE INTIMATE OPERA, PASADENA, CA
'Intimate Opera Rocks Pasadena'
"Geeta Bhatnagar-Novotny was genuinely enchanting as Carmen, seducing the audience along with each of her operatic victims. She integrated her voice with an alluring rhythm and movement that masterfully conveyed the meaning between her lines...she sang beautifully as she revealed the evolving depth of her fey character."
Culturespotla.com - Theodore Bell
GEETA AS KING FLAVIO IN HANDEL'S FLAVIO
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
""Geeta Novotny (Flavio) sang handsomely, her larger voice especially distinguished by it's low range.""
Opera News - Jason Victor Serinus
GEETA AS KING FLAVIO IN HANDEL'S FLAVIO
POCKET OPERA - SAN FRANCISCO
"Flavio, the king of Lombardy was intensely sung by mezzo Geeta Novotny...As the monarch, Novotny displayed a commanding, dark sound...she maintained constant contact with the audience and showed a commitment to her character...her presence was undeniably confident and regal..."
Sfcv.org - Kathryn Miller
GEETA AS GRAND PRIZE WINNERS
INTERNATIONAL YOUNG ARTIST PENINSULA MUSIC FESTIVAL COMPETITION
'Young Artists Aid in Setting Records at Weekend YAPMF'
"The Grand Prize Award went to two sisters: mezzo-soprano Geeta Bhatnagar and soprano, Dana Bhatnagar, who introduced a duet performance to the Festival with personalities and performances that left no doubt why Carnegie Hall and the Met booked them before YAPMF... with voices superbly matched and with musical interpretive styling that added drama to the songs, the Bhatnagars roamed an emotional and melodic spectrum. Enough said about such glorious music, as also heard from the Bhatnagars amid stand-up applause."
Peninsula News - Clarence Anderson
THE BHATNAGAR SISTERS IN CONCERT
THE BROOKVILLE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS
'A Well Orchestrated Reunion'
"...Clad in shimmering gowns, the young ladies accentuated their vocals with mannerisms and flashing eyes that punctuated the simmering lyrics... it appeared few in the audience bothered with the English translations, focusing instead on the amazing range of the vocalists.... the performances were punctuated with rolling applause and a standing ovation."
Jeffersonian Democrat - Randy Bartley
GEETA AS CARMEN IN CARMEN
ROSWELL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, BAKERSFIELD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, SANTA MARIA PHILHARMONIC
'Carmen Charms RSO Audience'
"The fiery gypsy, Carmen, and her flirtation with all the men was beautifully performed by Geeta Novotny...a flash of her eyes, and a twirl of her skirt, were seductive enough to attract any male near her and she played both to the hilt...the strains of the Seguidilla were performed beautifully by Novotny."
The Roswell Daily Record - Vonnie Goss
'Area Residents Treated to Performance of a Lifetime'
"Whether they came to support the Brookville Arts Council, to renew acquaintances with old school friends, or out of a genuine love of music, those who attended last Saturday night's concert, featuring Dana and Geeta Bhatnagar, left exhilarated, realizing they had just experienced a virtuoso performance, one that could well be a once-in-a-lifetime event..."
Jefferson County Neighbors - Kathy Young
GEETA AS FEATURED SOLOISTS IN MUCH ADO ABOUT SHAKESPEARE
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
'No 'mere players'
"Soprano Dana Bhatnagar and Mezzo Geeta Bhatnagar had appealing stage presence to match their committed singing."
The Star Ledger - Bradley Bambarger
'Scratching the Shakespearean Surface Nicholas McGegan Visits'
"...But it was mezzo-soprano Geeta Bhatnagar, who showed off a dramatic sound and stage presence in 'Fear no more the heat 'o the sun' (Cymbeline)... her sheer intensity overcame a purist's objections."
classicalnjsociety.org - Paul Somers
GEETA AS CINDERELLA IN CINDERELLA
FORT WORTH TOURING OPERA
'Cinderella makes "Enchanted" morning'
"The dark-haired Geeta Bhatnagar was a very believable Cinderella... the singing was generally beautiful and effective from Cinderella's flawless mezzo-soprano..."
GEETA AS REBECCA NURSE IN THE CRUCIBLE
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS
'University's Talents Fuse in 'The Crucible'
"Geeta Bhatnagar was affecting as Rebecca Nurse, the conscience of the town..."
Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Marilyn Bailey
GEETA AS MUSIC COMPOSER FOR EUGENE O'NEILL'S ABORTION
RASA THEATER COMPANY
"Adding to the Asian atmosphere was the seductive and original Indian music composed and sung by Geeta Bhatnagar."
Eoneill.com- Dr. Robert Simpson McLean