Tuesday, February 23, 2010

I'll Never Tear You Apart with Sarah Slean and the Art of Time Ensemble

If you haven't already heard of the Toronto-based Art of Time Ensemble (led by pianist Andrew Burashko), take note. This is an ensemble that, project after project, seeks to bring classical and non-classical genres closer together in new and untried ways. About AOT:
Now in its eleventh season, Art of Time Ensemble is one of Canada’s most innovative and artistically accomplished music ensembles. Their mandate is to give classical music the contemporary relevance and context it needs to maintain a broader audience to survive. Since its inception, Art of Time has steadily grown in reputation as an ensemble that undertakes and delivers programs that are at once thought provoking and compelling. Committed to finding new ways of blending classical music with other genres as well as other art forms, each Art of Time program is uniquely different in theme and content.

Here is Art of Time's music video of I'll Never Tear You Apart with Sarah Slean:

The Art of Time Ensemble's most recent project, A Singer Music Die, features former Barenaked Ladies frontman Steven Page in a program that starts touring in just a few weeks...

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