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Coronation Festival’s Gala performances in London this summer

May 7, 2013 at 1:53 pm UTC

In July 2013, Eric Whitacre’s pioneering ‘Virtual Choir’ will feature as part of the Coronation Festival’s Gala performances within the Gardens of Buckingham Palace.  In tribute to Her Majesty, this unique event will focus on the past 60 years of Performing Arts with Eric’s VC4 demonstrating the industry’s digital future.

Eric will lead a special performance featuring his Virtual Choir that brings together singers from around the globe, with a live on-stage choir to mark this great occasion.

Other performers include Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Katherine Jenkins, Russell Watson, Katie Melua, Laura Wright as well as performances by the National Youth Orchestra and English National Ballet.

For further information, visit: www.coronationfestival.com.

About Eric

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