choral superstar eric whitacre conducted the vocalessence chorus & ensemble singers, the st. olaf choir, and the 160-voice minnesota high school honors choir in a performance of “sleep”–part of the sold-out vocalessence “eric whitacre extravaganza” on march 22, 2009 at orchestra hall, minneapolis.
lying in his bed last night, elijah said:
“mama, close the door. make it dark. come in together (in the blanket)? elijah give you a hug. played a lot today. bought a digger, before that, ate soup. before that, took a bath. it was fun. how come we sleep. strange. don’t understand…”