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Eric Whitacre Live at iTunes Festival 2014 to be released on 23 March 2015

February 25, 2015

Eric Whitacre Live at iTunes Festival 2014 to be released on 23 March 2015

We’re excited to announce that Eric’s new album, Eric Whitacre Live at iTunes Festival 2014, is now available to pre-order on iTunes and will be released on 23 March 2015. Live at iTunes Festival 2014 features Eric’s award-winning professional choir, the Eric Whitacre Singers, with legendary film composer Hans Zimmer (piano), Grammy® award-winning Hila Plitmann… continued

February 17, 2015

Lux Aurumque in Montreal

During a concert of my music in Montreal years ago there was a spectacular thunderstorm. At the end of Lux Aurumque something magical happened…

February 13, 2015

Reddit AMA at 3pm EST | 8pm GMT this Sunday

Eric will be doing an AMA on Reddit at 12pm PT | 3pm EST | 8pm GMT this Sunday, 15th February. This is your opportunity to ask Eric about the composition process & Deep Field – the piece he’s currently writing for the Minnesota Orchestra & Minnesota Chorale to premiere in May 2015. Visit continued

February 10, 2015

Stage Presence – does it matter?

Recently, Eric spent a day at the Royal College of Music to discuss “Stage Presence – does it matter?”. He was part of a panel formed of Professors from the college who took part in feedback sessions and ensuing discussion. The event was in association with the Woodhouse Centre of which Eric is an Associate.

January 30, 2015

Research Project Investigating the Effects of Singing on Health and Wellbeing

Alongside the concert at Union Chapel on March 5, Eric will be collaborating with the Centre for Performance Science, Royal College of Music and Imperial College to lead a voluntary research study investigating the effects of singing on the health and wellbeing of singers and audience members. The research team will be analysing psychological data, stress… continued

January 29, 2015

Deep Field

The first three minutes of Deep Field in skeletal sketch form – I call it “emotional architecture.” I will make drawings like this for every moment of the piece before I compose any of the actual music.

Guest Artist Nicki Wells added to the Union Chapel lineup on March 5

January 26, 2015

Guest Artist Nicki Wells added to the Union Chapel lineup on March 5

We’re delighted that British singer-songwriter Nicki Wells will join Eric and the Eric Whitacre Singers on March 5 at Union Chapel. The concert will include works by Whitacre, Duruflé, Britten, Paulus & Beal. Tickets are available at unionchapel.org.uk or on 0207 734 8932. Check out Nicki and Nitin Sawhney speak and sing at TEDxSalford. continued

January 26, 2015

Save the Date: Reddit AMA – February 15

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

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