The Sacred Veil

The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts

$20 - $69

The Australian premiere of Eric Whitacre's new work for choir, cello and piano: The Sacred Veil.

Join us for the Australian premiere of Eric Whitacre’s new work, The Sacred Veil. The Grammy-winning composer is conducting two performances of this moving piece, which premiered at the Walt Disney Concert Hall with the Los Angeles Master Chorale in 2019. The 12-movement work, written with poet and long-time collaborator Charles Anthony Silvestri, tells a true story of love, loss, grief and the search for solace.

In his exclusive Australian appearance, Whitacre is joined by the Choir of Trinity College and Polyphonic Voices, along with cellist, Rosanne Hunt and pianist, Rhodri Clarke.

Program
Eric Whitacre: Lux Aurumque
Eric Whitacre: Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine
Eric Whitacre: The Sacred Veil

The Sacred Veil was co-commissioned by the Los Angeles Master Chorale and the Monash University Performing Arts Centres.
Image: Marc Royce.
  • Ticket Pricing

    PremiumA Reserve
    Standard$69$59
    Concession$45
    Group 8+$39
    Monash Staff$29
    Monash Alumni$29
    Monash Student$20
    Premium
    Standard$69
    Concession
    Group 8+
    Monash Staff
    Monash Alumni
    Monash Student
    A Reserve
    Standard$59
    Concession$45
    Group 8+$39
    Monash Staff$29
    Monash Alumni$29
    Monash Student$20
  • Performance Information

    • Duration:Approximately 1.5 hours with no interval

    • Venue:Alexander Theatre

    • Age suitability:Recommended 16+

    • Things to note:The performance explores death, grief and loss.

  • Venue Details

    Alexander Theatre:
    The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts,
    48 Exhibition Walk, Clayton 3800

    Accessibility Information
Reviews

‘The Sacred Veil isn't for the faint of heart. The nearly hour-long score opens up a psychological and emotional space where love and loss become intimate companions.’
Rick Shultz, Los Angeles Times