New release: Mass of the Eternal Flame by Christ Church Cathedral Houston

Mid-June, the Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Houston under conductor Robert Simpson released their new album Mass of the Eternal Flame on Acis. The recording presents Ēriks’ Mass of the Eternal Flame along with his Lux aeterna, Stars, The Heavens’ Flock, O salutaris hostia, Salutation and Who can sail without the wind, and Rachel Laurin’s Dedisti Domine, Op. 85 and Diptych.

Scored for choir, brass and organ, Mass of the Eternal Flame was written in honour of Robert Simpson’s 25th anniversary as Canon for Music of Christ Church Cathedral, Houston. It was premiered in Christ Church Cathedral in February 2023, with Ēriks in attendance.