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Yes, it is possible to make a great classical music video that doesn't dumb down the art

By John Terauds on March 10, 2013

Tenor Allan Clayton (Jack Liebeck photo).
Tenor Allan Clayton (Jack Liebeck photo).

One of my favourite younger ensembles, the 8-year-old Aurora Orchestra in London, has made a wonderful art-song video using Ivor Gurney’s “Sleep” (appropriate today) gorgeously sung by tenor Allan Clayton.

John Terauds

John Terauds

John Terauds, the founder of Musical Toronto, is currently a Divinity student at University of Toronto and a church music director. He joined the Toronto Star in 1988, was the classical music critic from 2005 to 2012, and continues as a freelance critic for the paper. He is the co-author of Roy Thomson Hall: A Portrait, a book written with Toronto Star Colleague, William Littler.
John Terauds

I’ve been feeling depressed about the state of art song in Toronto recently, and this has given me hope for the form as well as the eventual recovery of the lost hour of rest:

John Terauds

John Terauds

John Terauds

John Terauds, the founder of Musical Toronto, is currently a Divinity student at University of Toronto and a church music director. He joined the Toronto Star in 1988, was the classical music critic from 2005 to 2012, and continues as a freelance critic for the paper. He is the co-author of Roy Thomson Hall: A Portrait, a book written with Toronto Star Colleague, William Littler.
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