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CD ReviewsDecember 23, 2013

Sleep Picture Book reviewed by The Horn Book

The Horn Book has reviewed “Sleep”, the illustrated childrens book resulting from the most recent collaboration between Eric, Charles Anthony Silvestri and Anne Horjus. Liza Cortwright writes “[m]y favorite thing about Sleep is the many ways it can be enjoyed: the poetry is accessible but beautiful, the illustrations offer a complex story of their own, and the… continued

CD ReviewsJuly 09, 2013

The Observer, ‘Sainte Chapelle’ review, July 2013

“From modest beginnings the music unfurls to become ever more complex, rich and rewarding. Another hit from the charismatic Mr Whitacre.” ‘Sainte Chapelle’  review, Stephen Pritchard in the Observer (UK)  

CD ReviewsMay 05, 2013

BBC Music Mag, Sainte Chapelle 5 star Review

“This Whitacre piece, inspired by a Parisian chapel, was written for the Tallis Scholars’ 40th anniversary, and is stunningly effective. Available on iTunes just days after its premiere, this is modern technology at its finest.” ***** Sainte Chapelle 5 star Review, Terry Blain in BBC Music Mag (UK)

CD ReviewsMay 07, 2012

“Spritually Uplifting” praises Classical Candor of Water Night

“I have no doubt that Water Night will enjoy the same kind of success that Light & Gold did, and it certainly deserves attention,” says John Puccio of Classical Candor.  “Whitacre strikes a central chord in listeners’ hearts; his music is spiritually uplifting in the manner of Arvo Part’s, with inspiring messages of hope and… continued

CD ReviewsApril 27, 2012

Ariama, Water Night Review

“This is beyond self-recommending for Whitacre fans. But if you are a latecomer to the party, this  is a good place to jump in. After all, 83,000+ Facebook likes on the Whitacre page couldn’t be wrong.” Read the full review on the Ariama website.

CD ReviewsFebruary 18, 2011

Stereophile February 2011 – Light & Gold Records to Die For

“The textures in every track are so personal, the quiet passages so intimate, and the silences so profound, that it’s as if we’ve been invited into Whitacre’s inner sanctum.” Read the full review on the Stereophile website.

CD ReviewsJanuary 30, 2011

Classic FM Magazine January 2011 – Charlotte Gardner Light and Gold 5 Star Review

Charlotte Gardner says of the performance: “In a word, faultless […] it’s all spot on: tuning, vocal blend, articulation of text, or shaping and coloring of phrases.” “Behold, some of the UK’s most gifted ensembles perfectly matched in vocal style to Whitacre’s captivating music. Go forth and purchase.” Read the full review in Classic FM… continued

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