Tomorrow on KUSC, listen to Equus & Her Sacred Spirit Soars as performed by the LA Philharmonic and LA Master Chorale under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel recorded at the Hollywood Bowl earlier this month.
Eric will team up with Wiselike for a live web chat at 12pm PT this Friday (29 August). Head on over to pose a question and find out more about Eric’s compositional process, the Virtual Choir and more.
Eric will close Prom 32 on Sunday with a performance of his most recent orchestral composition, Deep Field. Ticketholders are encouraged to download the Deep Field app from the App Store or Google Play to join the performance. When given the downbeat by Eric, you’ll join the orchestra and chorus with electronics via your smartphone speaker.
The sheet music for Glow (SATB) will be available to purchase from late October via Hal Leonard.
“Glow” was written by Eric for the World of Color Honor Choir as part of the World of Color – Winter Dreams show which premiered at Disney California Adventure® Park, Disneyland® Resort, Anaheim, California.
As part of the run up to his Prom on 9 August, Eric will be leading a workshop on Choral Composition with some members of the Proms Inspire Programme. He will be joined by members of the BBC Singers to look at several compositions from the Proms Young Composers Scheme.
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Today, Eric is in rehearsal with the Eric Whitacre Singers in anticipation of their concert in Gloucester Cathedral as part of the Cheltenham Music Festival. They’ll be joined by British singer songwriter Laura Mvula and the inimitable vocalist Nicki Wells.
It is with excitement and pride that we can reveal the results from the health research that took place at the Eric Whitacre Singers concert earlier this year.
The scientific study shows for the first time that attending a live classical music concert physically reduces stress – and so does singing. It has been proven… continued