Shay conveys Yoel’s growing bewilderment with touching veracity.
Collin Shay sustains an ethereal countertenor line as Yoel that provides haunting colour to the artful simplicity of Zisser’s vocal writing.
Collin Shay’s supple, rich countertenor brings Ottone, Poppea’s spurned lover, to life
The voices of Ottavia and Ottone (Collin Shay) stood out in particular due to their timbre qualities.
There’s also tender singing from Collin Shay worth praising. His countertenor voice as Ottone brings the opera to a pause with its dazzling textures, particularly when he sings to Poppea, which pulls on your heart strings.