‘Baritone Nathan Gunn excels in American repertoire in Cleveland recital’

Nov 2009

Singing in English trips up many artists, but not Gunn, whose enunciation is so clear that it's not necessary to check the words in the program. He projected the nostalgic and impish texts in three Ives songs to make sure the quirky allure came gleaming through ... Gunn used his dashing voice to emphasize the narcissism in "C'est Moi" and the romantic yearning in "If Ever I Would Leave You." As embraced by the Gunns, these pieces sounded like the treasures of the American songbook that they are."

The Plain Dealer