Light and Gold: The Music of Eric Whitacre
Eric Whitacre is the most popular choral composer today, and his works are beloved by choirs throughout the world. In this one-hour programs, he introduces the music with co-host Brian Newhouse and describes the often-colorful backstory of how each piece came to be.
PlaylistWhitacre: Little Tree - Brigham Young University Singers, Ronald Staheli, cond.
Whitacre: Glow - Eric Whitacre Singers, Eric Whitacre, cond.
Whitacre: Winter - The Choral Project
Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium - Polyphony, Stephen Layton, cond.
Poulenc: Hodie - Polyphony, Stephen Layton, cond.
Whitacre: Lux Aurumque - Eric Whitacre Singers, Eric Whitacre, cond.
Whitacre: Lux Aurumque (Wind Band version) - North Texas Wind Symphony, Eugene Corporan, cond.
Whitacre: Lux Nova - Eric Whitacre Singers, Eric Whitacre, cond.
Whitacre: The Chelsea Carol - Eric Whitacre Singers, Eric Whitacre, cond.
Video highlights from the program
Light and Gold, the Music Of Eric Whitacre, is supported in part by Hella Mears Hueg and Bill Hueg, celebrating new choral music in American life.
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