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Including 8 live tracks, 2 videos, bonus interview content and a digital booklet, Eric’s latest album with the Eric Whitacre Singers, Live at iTunes Festival, is out today.
Featuring the legendary film composer and producer, Hans Zimmer (piano), Grammy award-winning soprano Hila Plitmann and rising star Marius Beck (guitar/vocals), the album honors the rock-pop roots of the… continued
The Eric Whitacre Singers will perform once again with the talented British singer Laura Mvula at Cheltenham Music Festival on 7th July 2015. Taking place in the beautiful acoustic of Gloucester Cathedral, the programme will include:
Eric Whitacre Sleep; Lux aurumque; Sainte-Chapelle; Nox Aurumque Laura Mvula Father, Father; She; Sing to the moon Duruflé Ubi… continued
Fresh from their performance at iTunes Festival, Eric and the Eric Whitacre Singers are returning to Union Chapel for an evening of beautiful choral music.
Eric Whitacre & the Eric Whitacre Singers 5 March 2015 | 7:45pm Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, London N1 2XD Tickets: £25 + booking fee Concessions: £15… continued
Watch the performance online at itunes.com/ericwhitacre.
The Eric Whitacre Singers will join Eric and special guests on-stageat London’s Roundhouse on 17th September as part of the incredible 30-day long iTunes Festival. The programme, Reimagine, will explore the boundaries of genre and form with music from chant to pop and rock beyond.
Tickets are free but you need to apply to be in with… continued
Following the singers’ performance in Koblenz, Germany on 13th July, SWR TV featured footage from the rehearsal and concert as part of their weekly Sunday night news.
You can watch the broadcast on the SWR website.
The relevant clip is “Landesschau aktuell – 19:45 -Landesschau aktuell Rheinland-Pfalz | 13.7.2014, 20.22 Uhr” and the piece starts… continued
Eric and the Eric Whitacre Singers will visit Koblenz, Germany to perform at Rhein-Mosel-Halle as part of the RheinVokal Music Festival. The programme will feature some of Eric’s older pieces including ‘Sleep‘ and ‘Lux Aurumque‘, as well as some newer arrangements such as ‘Hurt’ and ‘Enjoy the Silence’.
We are honoured to have been invited to perform at the Templeton Prize Ceremony for the second year running and to be joined on stage by special guest Laura Mvula.
Valued at £1.1 million (about $1.8 million or €1.3 million), the Templeton Prize is one of the world’s largest annual awards given… continued
"Five Hebrew Love Songs show the superlative qualities of the composer's newly formed Eric Whitacre Singers."BBC Music Magazine
"Superlative and compelling performances"Gramophone
"Their collective intonation is stunning, and they sing with conviction and enjoyment."Gramophone
"technical and expressive excellence"BBC Music Magazine
"The burgeoning crescendo which opens "i thank You God" is one of many other examples of the EW Singers' technical and expressive excellence."BBC Music Magazine
"soupily addictive and beautifully sung"The Observer
"The singing is just perfect: pure, light, tender, with gossamer-weighted ornamentations."Classic FM Magazine
"[Eric] obtains the best possibly blend from his eponymous Singers"Gramophone
"passages of shimmering clarity gave way to a crescendo of pealing, free-falling harmonies"The Daily Telegraph
"...clean voices and secure pitch"The Times