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Pioneer Press: Eric Whitacre joins Minnesota Orchestra in fine collaboration

April 11, 2014 at 1:11 pm UTC

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“Whitacre demonstrated that his gifts for the voice could translate well to the sound of a string orchestra: An arrangement of his breakthrough 1995 choral work, “Water Night,” was hypnotic, while his cello concerto, “The River Cam” (commissioned by cellist Julian Lloyd Webber), was made powerful by the deeply emotional performance of cellist Anthony Ross, who brought out the work’s weighty sadness and striving toward release.”

Read the full article on the Pioneer Press website.