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Directed by Eric Banks
ANTIPHONIA captures the acclaimed program that The Esoterics reprised in Seattle, Portland, Tacoma and Everett in November 1999. ANTIPHONIA consists of six choral masterpieces, each from a different nationality - Swedish and Swiss, Finnish, and French, British and American - and each with a unique rendition of antiphony (from the Greek antiphon, 'singing across'). The Seattle Post-Intelligencer deemed The Esoterics' performance of ANTIPHONIA a 'triumph' and a program 'as difficult as any have undertaken.' The journal 21st Century Music praised the sound of the group as 'sublime, pure, luxuriant, velvety ... The initial phrases gave me chills; it was as if angels were singing.'