Los Angeles Master Chorale Releases Eric Whitacre’s The Sacred Veil

    On August 28, 2020, the Los Angeles Master Chorale will release its recording of The Sacred Veil on Signum Classics. This powerful, thought-provoking 12-movement work is scored for SATB choir, cello, and piano by composer Eric Whitacre and poet-lyricist Charles Anthony Silvestri. Silvestri’s wife, Julie, died of ovarian cancer at age 36 in 2005, leaving two young children. His texts (written collaboratively with Whitacre) and the intimate, compelling score tell a story of courtship, love, loss, and the search for solace.Described by Grant Gershon, Kiki & David Gindler Artistic Director, as Whitacre’s Requiem, The Sacred Veil was commissioned by the Master Chorale, who premiered the piece in February 2019 at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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