Michael’s MET Opera debut was the chief attraction of the company’s … “Macbeth”

” …The slim, glamorous soprano Nadja Michael certainly didn’t look ugly, dressed first in a slinky white nightgown and then a striking red dress for the banquet scene … She had volume and power … and she was dramatically convincing. Her facial expressions and movements conveyed the essence of this creepy, manipulative and ultimately deranged character … She managed to sing her sleepwalking scene while walking precariously over a row of chairs placed in front of her by the witches… “
Vivian Schweitzer, New York Times 03.12

” …The intensity of the opera is maintained through the strong performance … and a striking Met debut by German soprano Nadja Michael as Lady Macbeth. Michael certainly looked terrific, whether wearing a white nightgown or a skintight red dress. Her singing was also a standout; … her voice soared over the orchestra and fit the character’s steely resolve… “
Barry Bassis, The Epoch Times, 23.03.12