Whitacre at WDCH
26th June 2009
On August 7 Eric Whitacre will conduct a performance of his choral music with the National Youth Choir of Great Britain. The two-hour plus concert, which will take place on the main stage at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, will feature the following programme:
Tordion (Processional, arr. and conducted by Mike Brewer)
Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine
Selections from the Vaughan Williams Mass in G minor (conducted by Mike Brewer)
Five Hebrew Love Songs (with string quartet)
A Boy and a Girl
The Stolen Child
Pueblo Sunrise (processional, arr. and conducted by Mike Brewer)
Sleep My Child
What If (with electronica)
The Schütz Magnificat (conducted by Mike Brewer)
Animal Crackers I
Animal Crackers II
Nox Aurumque, Sleep My Child and Animal Crackers Vol. II will all be West Coast premieres.
There will also be an hour long pre-concert Q&A with Eric Whitacre and celebrated poet Charles Anthony Silvestri (Sleep, Leonardo, Lux, Nox).
Tickets can be purchased at either Ticketmaster or the Disney Hall Box Office.
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