Fidelio (Marzelline) with Mu-Ak Opera

-Review by Hyo-Won Lee,The Korea Times

"Soprano Lee JiYoung invited opera goers to plunge right into the story as the creamy Marzelline. Even in the supporting role, the lyric soprano made a vivid impression that commanded attention, as her voice bloomed beautifully in the girly role, with gleaming highs and radiant middle notes."

Seoul Concert with Mo.Placido Domingo- The Olympic Gymnastics Stadium, S.Korea

-The Korea Times

"The night's dark horse was the striking, jewel-toned South Korean soprano JiYoung Lee..Lee stole the limelight with just one solo.Her emotionally rich,resonating voice exceeded the high expectations roused by the Washington Post's rave reviews."

Rigoletto (Gilda) with Washington National Opera:

- Review by Charles Downey, Washington Post

“The Korean soprano was angelic, with radiant sound in the aria ‘Caro nome’s high pianissimos and impressive pyrotechnic control.”

Don Giovanni (Zerlina) with New York City Opera:

-Review by George Loomis, The New York Sun

“My favorite of the women was another debutante, JiYoung Lee, whose lustrous, resonant soprano glowed in the music of the peasant girl Zerlina.”

Strathmore Concert with Mo. Plácido Domingo:

-Review by Tim Page, Washington Post

“Best of all was soprano JiYoung Lee, who has a strong, full voice that never loses its lyricism or sweetness even at full volume.”

La Fille du Régiment (Marie) with Washington National Opera:

"Lee sings with the requisite charm and vivacity and her voice is sweet and agile ..."
- Review by Tim Page, Washington Post

“Miss Lee proved a delight, unveiling a bright, exuberantly youthful voice that trilled effortless through the composer’s most challenging passages. Her considerable skills as a comic actress made the evening sparkle with added gaiety.”
- Review by T.L. Ponik, Washington Times

“Lee seemed thoroughly at home on stage Saturday, generating a good deal of vocal brightness and winsome characterization. . . . . JiYoung Lee’s light, bright tone flowed freely and expressively all night … and there was a good deal of color in her phrasing.”
- Review by Tim Smith, Baltimore Sun

Mozart c minor Mass with Washington Master Chorale

Washington Post

"Lee's rich and jewel-toned voice.."

Welcome to Opera Concert with Washington National Opera

-Review by Tim Page, Washington Post

"JiYoung Lee was all charm and mischief in Mozart's 'Venite, inginocchiatevi'."

La Clemenza di Tito (Servilia) with Washington National Opera

- Review by Cecelia Porter, Washington Post

"Soprano JiYoung a captivating Servilia,sliding into her role perfectly. Lee has a commanding presence,despite her modest stature, as in her passionate 'S'altro che lacrime.' Her voice is one of ample resonance and depth, fitting comfortably with the rest of the cast. At every turn she portrayed a character of loving devotion, pure righteousness and spirited independence."

Das Rheingold (Woglinde) with Washington National Opera

JiYoung Lee,..,as the coquettish trio of Rheinmaidens,were a delight as they tempted Alberich into his fateful vow." -Review by T.L.Poink, Washington Times

"The Rheinmaidens-JiYoung Lee,..-sang brightly and surely." -Review by Tim Smith, Opera News

"The Three Rheinmadens- JiYoung Lee,.. were lovely all around,singing with welling,primordial freshness." -Review by Tim Page, Washington Pos