Eric will be doing a Reddit AMA on February 15 where he’ll try and answer as many of your questions as possible. More details to be announced soon. 11am PST | 1pm CST | 7pm GMT
Classic FM are looking to you to vote for the best pieces of music ever written for their annual Hall of Fame. Last year Vaughan Williams’s The Lark Ascending reached the number 1 spot accompanied in the Top 10 by Edward Elgar’s Enigma Variations and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 (‘Choral’). Visit the Classic FM… continued
NPR’s Here & Now DJ Sessions recently featured a survey on choral music from from older classics, including the late Frank Martin, through to Eric’s Virtual Choir. To listen to the program in full, visit the Here and Now website.
Composition in the Digital World is the new book from Robert Raines and Oxford University Press which brings together a selection of conversations with 21st century American composers. Eric was honored to be asked to contribute the final chapter discussing composition in the modern age, the impact of technology and the Virtual Choir. To read more… continued
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.
As part of his Christmas radio program broadcast on Minnesota Public Radio and other APR-associated stations, Eric discusses Morten Lauridsen’s “O Magnum Mysterium” with co-host Brian Newhouse.
Christmas with Eric Whitacre is available to listen again on the Minnesota Public Radio website.
We’re thrilled to congratulate the Royal College of Music’s Woodhouse Centre on their recent High Impact Award for its involvement in Global Entrepreneurship Week. Eric was honored to give a presentation to RCM students as part of the annual GEW and to now be a named Woodhouse Associate. The continued
As part of Christmas with Eric Whitacre, broadcast on MPR and available online here, Eric discusses the unlikely evolution of Lux Aurumque.
The SSATB sheet music and accompanying electronica track for Fly to Paradise are now available through J.W. Pepper. The piece is taken from Eric’s award-winning musical, Paradise Lost, and was also the track sung by the incredible 8,409 singers of Virtual Choir 4. The Virtual Choir 4 Remix Project… continued
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