„How Okisawa gives the orchestra security, how she shapes the complex score with natural authority, and boldly stretches the volume spectrum in all directions, that impresses. We will see her again, hopefully soon!“ Der Tagesspiegel, Frederik Hanssen 04 December 2019
The sound she produced in the Mendelssohn changed the orchestra completely. It was so balanced and so beautifully phrased that I was absolutely impressed. Press Conference of the 2018 Tokyo International Music Competition for Conducting, Herbert Soudant 15 October 2018