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Free Event: Kennedy Center 6pm June 13 – if you can’t make it in person, Sing with us Online!

May 28, 2014 at 8:25 pm UTC

On June 13th, Eric will be joined by poet and historian, Charles Anthony Silvestri & Philedelpia-based choir, The Crossing, for a free event on the Millennium Stage of the Kennedy Center. The event will include a presentation from Eric about his work with the Virtual Choir, insights by Silvestri about his lyrics for Sleep culminating in a performance by The Crossing. The hour-long event will be streamed live on the Kennedy Center website.

The event concludes with a performance from The Crossing who will perform a selection of Eric’s works. We invite the audience and singers all over the world to join their voices with the those on stage for performances of “Lux Aurumque” and “Sleep”. So bring your scores a head down to the Millennium Stage at 6pm on June 13th. If you can’t make it, invite your fellow singers over and watch the webcast with music at the ready.

The performance of Sleep will also feature a multimedia presentation of the art of Anne Horjus as seen in the children’s book based on this choral classic.

Entry to the event is free but head down early to make sure you can get a good view!

A link to the webcast will be provided closer to the event.

Friday June 13th 2014, 6pm
Millennium Stage, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street, Washington DC, United States

The music is available to view free on the Walton Music website or to purchase from all good retailers including J.W. Pepper (US) and MusicRoom (UK). Copies will be available to purchase on the day at the Kennedy Center.

J.W. Pepper
Eric Whitacre – Sleep
Eric Whitacre – Lux Aurumque

Eric Whitacre – Sleep
Eric Whitacre – Lux Aurumque


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