THE SACRED VEIL
is the newest collaboration between Silvestri and his very good friend, composer Eric Whitacre. It tells the story of love and loss like no other work, now available in this stunning premiere recording by the Los Angeles Master Chorale. Pre-order the album HERE.
The Illustrated Picture Book
Coming from Acroterion Books in Fall 2019 is the newest in their series of picture books based on choral masterpieces. The entire libretto of Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine, written for composer Eric Whitacre, is illustrated with sumptuous oil paintings by artist Anne Horjus based on Leonardo's journals, his imagination, and the history of human flight.
A Silver Thread NOW AVAILABLE!
I am proud to announce the publication of A Silver Thread by GIA Music! This book is a retrospective collection of all the poetry I have written for choral composers over the last twenty years, as well as many new, previously unseen lyric poems. I would be honored if you took a look!
"This poetry bursts with color and shapes, and offers an engaging narrative which carries the reader beyond the end of the text, and into a realm of imagination... great art stays with people after initial consumption and this work is no exception! "
"His work conveys heartfelt imagery and depth. One of the great gifts of this book, in particular, is the way it pulls aside a curtain into one man's soul. In its unique originality, it speaks to the universal in all of us."
Picture-book version of SLEEP is now in its second printing!
Our illustrated version of SLEEP is once again available now in its second printing! My thanks to all our wonderful kickstarters for their generous support in making this book possible, and to my partner, illustrator Anne Horjus, for his wonderful work creating and promoting this book! Click the links below to purchase copies or find out more.
New: "Each Morning She Walks" (SATB divisi)
My first choral work, a setting for unaccompanied SATB divisi of a text by Eric Whitacre, is now available.
Published by GIA/Walton Music, Catalog # WW1639
Listen to an Audio file or purchase Scores HERE