“(…) Jeanine De Bique and Linard Vrielink made strong contributions, their voices glimmering movingly (…).”
Opera Today, R. Schumann, Das Paradies und die Peri - BBC Proms, August 2023
"Linard Vrielink received the loudest scene applause of the evening, thanks to his stylistically assured tenor voice, for the particularly moving aria of Arbace. The audience warmly embraced this performance"
Das Opernglas, W.A. Mozart's Idomeneo at the Staatsoper Berlin. March 2023
"Linard Vrielink gelingt es, die Nebenrolle des Königsberaters Arbace enorm aufzuwerten, weil er sein Herz auf den Lippen trägt, weil er auch dann menschlich wirkt, wenn er Pathos wagt, wenn er die hohen Tenortöne zum Seelenschrei sublimiert."
Tagesspiegel, W. A. Mozart, Idomeneo - Staatsoper Berlin March 2023
"The young Linard Vrielink delivered a luxurious performance as Arbace, captivating the audience with his warm, flowing, and cultivated lyrical tenor voice during his two long and demanding arias." Operagazet.com March 2023
... while Linard Vrielink, as Asle, convincingly radiated the nervous tension that swiftly tips the overprotective young father into delinquence and destruction. His soaring, confident tenor illuminated the auditorium from start to finish ...
bachtrack.com Grand Theâtre de Genève, March 2022
... Tenor Linard Vrielink expresses Asle's rage with a power that blossoms in the high range ...
diapasonmag.fr Grand Theâtre de Genève, March 2022
... Asle is played by the Dutch tenor Linard Vrielink, with a clear and pleasantly warm tone, deliberately a little abrupt to portray the nervousness of his character. Behind a modestly desperate and relatively endearing figure, there is no dark and fatally dangerous interiority. His diction is always clear, giving him a balanced presence. He is particularly alert between the lyrical parts, spoken sung, spoken rhythmic or just spoken, always with ease, even evidence ...
olyrix.com Grand Theâtre de Genève, March 2022
... The score is helped along by a superlative cast. As the ill-fated young lovers, Linard Vrielink and Victoria Randem are exquisite — Vrielink all youthful lyricism with an undertone of seething violence ...
ft.com, Eötvös, Sleepless - Staatsoper Berlin, November 2021
... With his tenor voice, Linard Vrielink captures the tension between aggression against the outside world and Asle's glowing love for Alida very well ...
Frankfurter Allgemeine, P. Eötvös, Sleepless - Staatsoper Berlin, November 2021
... Victoria Randem [...] and Linard Vrielink equip the couple, who appear in everyday clothes, with youthful, natural voices and theatrical vigour. They sing effortlessly in the highest registers, remain understandable in the lyrical passages as well as in the action moments.[...] these two are the discovery of the evening ...
Tagesspiegel, P. Eötvös, Sleepless - Staatsoper Berlin, November 2021
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