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Terry Wey delivered haunting countertenor lines, and four expert Czernowin collaborators—the guitarists Nico Couck and Yaron Deutsch and the cellists Séverine Ballon and Christina Meissner—were featured in solo instrumental parts.
Ms. Amereau is herself something of a welcome throwback at a time when countertenors have all but displaced contraltos in early music.
Featured are the mezzo-sopranos Kelley O’Connor and Michaela Martens, the tenor Jay Hunter Morris, three countertenors, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus.
Countertenors Daniel Bubeck, Brian Cummings and Nathan Medley achieved a silken blend.
Costanzo, a formidable countertenor and a thoroughly engaging personality, is hosting a miniseries of intimate events this spring at WQXR’s Greene Space.
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Origin and Etymology of countertenor
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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