Eric Whitacre Choral Music

Podcast: The Elora Festival Singers sing Whitacre

Eric Whitacre is now the unquestioned superstar of American choral composers. Whether he is setting the poetry of Octavio Paz, e.e. cummings, Rumi or the Bible, his marriage of poetry with beauty of sound creates a unique and enchanting sonic … Read More →


WACHNER Complete Choral Music Vol 1

Podcast: The Choral Music of Julian Wachner

A feature interview with American choral composer Julian Wachner, to go with the release of the first Naxos CD of his choral music, part of the Naxos American Classics series. Besides his work as a composer, he is also Music … Read More →


LAURIDSEN Choral Music

Podcast: Morten Lauridsen’s Choral Music

Morten Lauridsen is America’s pre-eminent composer of choral music. His music, with long, arching, expressive lines is enjoyed by performers and audiences alike. In the CD featured in this podcast, the Elora Festival Singers under conductor Noel Edison present five … Read More →


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Podcast: Christmas Through the Ages

A look at Christmas Music through the ages with the Elora Festival Singers and Oxford Camerata. Podcast: Download (Duration: 20:00 — 18.3MB)


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Podcast: Choral Music of Healy Willan

A choirboy in his youth, Healey Willan had a life-long passion for the human voice. Not counting his output for organ, chamber music and orchestral works, the bulk of his almost 800 compositions involved voice in one form or another. … Read More →