Eric Whitacre is probably the world’s top choral composer right now. And with good reason. His music is full of rich, satisfying harmonies. It’s fun to sing, and not all that difficult, so it can make even an amateur choir sound rich and full. Beyond his work as a composer, Whitacre is a community builder…. continued
Eric and Hila Plitmann (award-winning soprano and wife to Eric) spoke to Tracey McClure of the Vatican English Service Radio whilst in Rome before performing at the Voices of Faith event at the Vatican. You can find more information on the event on The Official Vatican Network Website.
Eric Whitacre – From Monteverdi to Whitacre Eric Whitacre introduces a selection of choral music ranging from Monteverdi and Bach to 21st century classics, including his own music, sung by the Eric Whitacre Singers, and talks about what inspires him as a composer and a performer. Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes First broadcast: Sunday 17… continued
Minnesota Public Radio March 2011 – Music with Minnesotans™
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James Inverne of Gramophone speaks about why British choirs are the best, with a mention of Eric Whitacre. Audio clip of Lux Aurumque. Time stamp: 1:45:25 BBC iPlayer
Eric Whitacre Regional Radio Interviews – Sunday 14th November BBC Radio Stoke, Sunday Breakfast – Interview begins at 2:47 BBC Radio Suffolk, Rob Dunger – Interview begins at 1:39
Nick Ferrari Eric Whitacre on critics and McDonalds