Saturday June 6, 2020

Classical Notes: Countertenor’s soaring highs and heartbreaking lows

Norton has had sell-out shows in recent months in London and Dublin

3rd July, 2016
Graham J Norton

Reports on countertenors are few and far between, but the amazing story of Graham J Norton is not just newsworthy but harrowing, compelling and ultimately inspirational.

The Rathfarnham-born Norton has a voice that has not been definitively defined, but has been described as extraordinary in its soaring range and searing intensity. As a pupil of the RIAM and DIT Conservatoire, he became the first male singer to win the contralto solo competition in the 104-year...

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