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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.

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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.

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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… continued