A male soprano

31 10 2010

I used to have this CD.



One response

31 10 2010
Bernard Brandt

Thank you for this wonderful find.

While listening to this tour de force of music originally intended to be sung by a castrato, I googled “Randall Wong” and found his home website (www.randall-wong.com, which goes to this site: http://web.mac.com/catcameback/iWeb/Site/Welcome.html). It includes a set of clips of his singing. A discography of his works can also be found here:

He has a gorgeous instrument, which displays perfect technique and wonderful fioratura. I am not surprised that he is an alumnus of the male choral group, Chanticleer

To call Mr. Wong a “counter-tenor” is to do injustice to his art. He is truly a “sopranista’, which better describes his range and the quality of his singing.

Again, without either guile or irony, thank you, Arturo.

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