"Sensitively performed by contralto Karen Clark— There's just enough Mahler to break your heart."—San Francisco Chronicle
On Cold Mountain: Songs on Poems of Gary Snyder
San Francisco Chronicle
"It's mesmerizing... unplaceable timelessness... Clark's majestic, throaty singing, hints of modernist extravagance and medieval troubadours." — Joshua Kosman
The Luminous Edge by Garrett+Moulton Productions is named by the San Francisco Chronicle as "One of the Top Ten Performances of the Year" and San Francisco Classical Voice writes:
In truly lustrous voice, contralto Karen Clark, added immeasurable depth to the Luminous Edge."
— Janice Berman
Eight O's in Wooloomooloo— a cantata for contralto and string quartet composed by David A. Jaffee on a text of Mark Twain premiered in Berkeley, CA on December 4, 2014.
Parable by Ben Johnston premiered in April 2012 with Karen R. Clark and recorded on Microfest.
Los Angeles Times
"Karen Clark best known for her pure-voiced early music performances is sensitive to word, pitch, tone, and sentiment."