Eric Whitacre has done it again. Creating musical experiences for how music should be intended: to be shared, to leave an impression, to express the seeming-meaningless to some, to create meaning for others, and most importantly to create connections. Connections between music and text, poet and composer, composer and music, composer and choir, choir with music, choir with text, choir within choir (though in most cases without face-to-face or any conversing…strictly through music), and now, music/text/choir/ with the world.
It’s inspiring, breath-taking, and too beautiful for words. If you haven’t seen it, here it is: