Thanks for coming to visit my site!
Here you can find out more about me,
what I’m up to, what I’m writing,
and my ensemble, The Esoterics.

Eric Banks

Upcoming Performances

Silhouettes against the sky [world premiere] (2016)
setting seven poems by Oscar Wilde
commissioned and performed by The Esoterics
in the concert series WILDE
7 October 2016 | 800pm
St Stephen’s Episcopal Church | 4805 NE 45th St | Seattle WA
8 October 2016 | 800pm
Holy Rosary Catholic Church | 4210 SW Genessee St | West Seattle WA
9 October 2016 | 700pm
Christ Episcopal Church | 310 North K Street | Tacoma WA

Hold [world premiere] (2016)
setting a poem by Anna George Meek
dedicated to the memory of Carol Quimby Heath
commissioned and performed by the Yale Glee Club
and members of the Yale Glee Club Alumni
directed by Jeffrey Douma
at the Yale Glee Club’s 155th Anniversary Concert
29 October 2016 | 500pm
Woolsey Hall | 500 College St | New Haven CT

Current Projects

Approaching ecstasy (revision)
a choral ballet, setting eighteen poems by Constantine Cavafy,
in Greek and English, translated by Eric Banks
presented by Whim W’Him,
choreographed by Olivier Wevers,
featuring The Esoterics,
Skyros String Quartet,
and harpist Melissa Achten
at the Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center
201 Mercer St | Seattle WA
2 3 9 10 June 2017 | 800pm