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FeaturesJune 23, 2015

Interview: Oxford Culture Review

Follow his appearance at the Oxford Union, Eric spoke to the Oxford Culture Review about Paradise Lost, classical music as a genre and looking forward to what’s next.

FeaturesDecember 31, 2014

Las Vegas Review Journal, December 2014

Eric was interviewed by Rick Velotta from the Las Vegas Review Journal during the Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Nevada. Read the full article on the Las Vegas Review Journal website.

FeaturesApril 07, 2014

Minneapolis Star Tribune, April 5 2014

Prior to his week-long residency with the Minnesota Orchestra and Minnesota Chorale, Eric spoke to the Minneapolis Star Tribune about his inspiration and upcoming performances. Eric will take to the stage of Orchestra Hall on 10 & 11 April 2014 alongside Minnesota Orchestra, Minnesota Chorale and award-winning soprano Hila Plitmann. Read the full article on… continued

FeaturesMarch 06, 2014

Eric Whitacre conducts mass student choir at Emens

“That spring to the step and the wave to the hands shows what a master Whitacre is at conducting people and their talents.” Read the full article on the Muncie Free Press website.

FeaturesJanuary 02, 2014

Desert Companion, Interview with Eric

In the run-up to Las Vegas Philharmonic’s performance of Equus as part of “Battle Born — Nevada Proud!”, a concert celebrating Nevada’s 150th anniversary as a state in the union, Desert Companion spoke to Eric about some of the highlights of his life since growing up in Reno. You can read the full article on the… continued

FeaturesDecember 30, 2013

The Huffington Post “Crowd-Sourced Music With a Touch of Chaos”

“Eric Whitacre writes and conducts beautiful music. But he’s also done something extraordinarily creative that leaps far beyond the notes and bars which have, for thousands of years, captured music on the page. Whitacre has created a continually evolving new art form, the virtual choir, a bottom-up approach to connecting people from all over the… continued

FeaturesDecember 30, 2013

The Huffington Post “Singing Through the Storms: We Will Be a Shelter for Each Other”

“A life-changing storm inspired Eric Whitacre’s “Cloudburst,” sung by the Virtual Choir Live. In 1991, Whitacre’s college choir had stopped to rest near a pristine mountain lake in Northern California. The human choir was silent, listening to crickets, baritone frogs croaking, and bright birdsong. As massive clouds shadowed the valley, all the animals suddenly stopped singing.”… continued

FeaturesDecember 30, 2013

The Huffington Post “This Choir Might Restore Your Faith in Humanity”

“At first glance, a choir may seem like nothing more than a group of singers. But look a little closer. Conductor Eric Whitacre’s performers don’t simply sing. They remind us of what it means to be truly connected.” Read the full article on The Huffington Post website.