Recent News & Recordings
This autumn, The Esoterics is excited to mark the centenary of one of the world’s most beloved composers, Benjamin Britten. In two separate concert weekends that coincide with the anniversaries of the composer’s birth (22 November 1913) and death(4 December 1976), The Esoterics has expanded to three ensembles (of 56 singers) that will perform PROFANA (a program of his secular works) in November, and SACRA (a program of his sacred works) in December. In these two programs, The Esoterics will perform Britten’s entire repertory for chorus a cappella, some of which will be familiar to fans, as well as several rarely-heard works. READ MORE HERE. You can purchase tickets for PROFANA here, and tickets for SACRA here.
COMING SOON! A double CD release! In the first weeks of December, The Esoterics will be releasing AEONIA and SIRENE. Both CD's feature music from this year's concerts of the same name. AEONIA will include two seminal works for our own Eric Banks and Don Skirvin: I am among them and Stars forever while we sleep. SIRENE takes its name from Mason Bates' work Sirens, and will also include two works from composer Ted Hearne: Privilege and Ripple. Look for these two new discs at our upcoming BRITTEN concerts and online soon!.