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Within two years of their formation, the Eric Whitacre Singers have established themselves as one of the finest ensembles of our day.
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New Release: Enjoy the Silence

November 11, 2013 at 12:31 pm UTC

enjoythesilenceToday marks the release of Eric’s new EP Enjoy The Silence featuring the Eric Whitacre Singers.

The EP is the first to be released on vinyl and features Eric’s arrangement of Depeche Mode’s Enjoy The Silence and a setting of a Rumi text – This Marriage – written for his wife Hila as a gift on their seventh wedding anniversary.

Download from iTunes or purchase the vinyl from Amazon. Signed copies are available from the Universal DECCA Store.

Reviews

  • "Five Hebrew Love Songs show the superlative qualities of the composer's newly formed Eric Whitacre Singers."

    BBC Music Magazine
  • "Superlative and compelling performances"

    Gramophone
  • "Their collective intonation is stunning, and they sing with conviction and enjoyment."

    Gramophone
  • "technical and expressive excellence"

    BBC Music Magazine
  • "The burgeoning crescendo which opens "i thank You God" is one of many other examples of the EW Singers' technical and expressive excellence."

    BBC Music Magazine
  • "soupily addictive and beautifully sung"

    The Observer
  • "The singing is just perfect: pure, light, tender, with gossamer-weighted ornamentations."

    Classic FM Magazine
  • "[Eric] obtains the best possibly blend from his eponymous Singers"

    Gramophone
  • "passages of shimmering clarity gave way to a crescendo of pealing, free-falling harmonies"

    The Daily Telegraph
  • "...clean voices and secure pitch"

    The Times