Daily Express ****
--- everyone around you is in a state of total frenzy. --- Russell Watson is virile, sexy and in amazing voice. --- the sound of sobs almost drowned out her [Helen Sjöholm] heartbreaking performance. --- the audience gave up anything they´d been holding back and would still be there howling on their feet if the Royal Albert Hall hadn´t swept them out.
The Times ***
---musical power --- rousing anthems and swoony lyrical love songs for Kristina, sung by the Swedish star Helen Sjöholm, and for her husband Karl Oskar (the popular British tenor Russell Watson). --- well sung, particularly by an impassioned Sjöholm and Kevin Odekirk as Karl Oskar´s dreamy young brother.
Evening Standard ***
--- Andersson´s music --- can incite tingles --- You Have to be There, which Sjöholm makes the evening´s highlight.