The Whitacre Wave

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Sunday, July 07, 2013

Ever since he came on to the scene, Eric Whitacre has caused quite a stir in the choral world. This week, we catch a ride on "The Whitacre Wave," and hear how this young composer and conductor's ethereal sounds have resonated with the electronic age.

Program details:

Whitacre: Lux Arumuque
— Eric Whitacre Singers.

Mozart: Lacrimosa, from Requiem
— Chamber Orchestra of Europe.

Whitacre: Water Night
— University of Miami Chorale; Jo-Michael Scheibe, conductor.

Whitacre: When David Heard
— Polyphony; Stephen Layton, conductor.

Whitacre: Sleep
— Brigham Young University Singers; Robert Staheli, conductor.

Whitacre: Cloudburst
— Polyphony; Stephen Layton, condunctor.

Whitacre: Three Flower Songs: "I Hide Myself"
— Brigham Young University Singers; Robert Staheli, conductor.

Whitacre: "Little Man in a Hurry," from "The City and the Sea"
— Tali Tadmor, piano; Eric Whitacre Singers.

Whitacre: Alleluia
— Eric Whitacre Singers.

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