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April 15, 2014

What does the chord cluster mean to you?

Whilst Eric was in Minneapolis last week, he spoke to Brian Newman of MPR about choral music and creating a community via the internet. Some clips are available via the MPR Choral Stream YouTube channel. What does the chord cluster mean to you? What is the role of the choir in creating community?

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April 09, 2014

Conversation, Questions and Answers at UCLA

Join Eric for an evening of Conversation, Questions at Answers at UCLA on Tuesday 15th April at 6:30pm. In association with the Choral Excellence Association and the Herb Alpert School of Music, Eric will be giving a short talk followed by questions from the audience at Schoenberg Hall. Tickets for the event are free but must be… continued

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April 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. Read the full article on… continued

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April 03, 2014

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March 21, 2014

Rehearsals under way for Reimagine at Union Chapel

Eric has begun rehearsals for Reimagine at Union Chapel on Monday 24th March. Yesterday he was joined by the wonderful Laura Mvula, Marius Beck, Ksenija Sidorova and Joby Burgess, as well as the Eric Whitacre Singers, to work on a selection of new arrangements. Here’s a sneak peek… To watch a… continued

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March 20, 2014

Eric on BBC Radio 3 In Tune with Laura Mvula

Eric visited the BBC Radio 3 pop up studio at the Southbank Centre, London, for an interview alongside Laura Mvula with Sean Rafferty of BBC Radio 3′s In Tune.  Eric and Laura talked about their ongoing collaboration and the upcoming concert at Union Chapel on Monday 24th March which will see them take to the… continued

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February 07, 2014

“The sound of singing filled the chilly air. Chicago was in for a treat when Eric Whitacre blew into town for the night.”

“Tuesday may have brought an unwelcome snowstorm, but at Northwestern University’s Alice Millar Chapel, the sound of singing filled the chilly air. Chicago and its Apollo Chorus were in for a treat when Eric Whitacre blew into town for the night, conducting a workshop and Q&A for fans, singers and instrumentalists alike.” Marielle Shaw from the Chicagoist looks back at Eric’s… continued

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Eric Whitacre is one of the most popular and performed composers of our time, a distinguished conductor, broadcaster and public speaker. His first album as both composer and conductor on Decca/Universal, Light & Gold, won a Grammy® in 2012, reaped unanimous five star reviews and became the no. 1 classical album in the US and UK charts within a week of release... view full bio