"...unusually sweet and lyric, coupled with a virtuoso technique and flexibility. Her singing is expressive and nuanced... "
Ms. Yin's voice is clear and assertive, pealing forth to express her excitement. Stage-wise, she was a bundle of energy, and very amusing when she 'remembered' to strike the required archer's poses.
The standout of the evening was soprano Joyce Yin, who skirted the pitfalls of the potentially pitiful Dorinda, never losing her essential optimism and cheer while erecting a captivating character arch. - Jeremy Hirsch
As Dorinda, we heard soprano Joyce Yin herself [...] Her character gets a lot of gorgeous arias, our favorite of which was the arioso "Quando spieghi tuoi tormenti" in which she bids farewell to her sylvan home, including the nightingales, like which she sounded. - Meche Kroop
Sophie / Werther
Mezzo Maria Oesterreich presents a recital of works by German poets; Joyce joins her in singing excerpts from Werther.
With New York Opera Forum. Richard Nechamkin, music director.
Dates and Venues TBA
Ilia / Idomeneo
Excerpts from Idomeneo, Carmen, Rusalka, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and more, staged, with piano accompaniment.