Riikka Hakola has become known as a full-blooded performer of strong female roles. Her ability to empathize with her roles, acting skills as well as her beautiful voice and versatile musicality, has earned her an acclaimed reputation as an opera and concert singer at operas and concert halls around the world.
”La Hakola is a superb actress with an excellent singing technique and breath control. Her Anna was serious and sober…no verismo emotionalism to distract for the nobility of the character. ”
”…she was brilliant from the first moment. She has radiation that influenses the whole performance. The voice sounds beautifully and flexibly. She has touching emotion and also courage to throw herself in to a role.”