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Within two years of their formation, the Eric Whitacre Singers have established themselves as one of the finest ensembles of our day.
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August 19, 2014

iTunes Festival at London’s Roundhouse, 17th September

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

July 14, 2014

SWR TV Broadcast

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

July 02, 2014

Concert in Koblenz, Germany – 13th July 2014

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’. For… continued

May 12, 2014

Templeton Prize Ceremony 2014 with Laura Mvula

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 to an individual and… continued

March 25, 2014

Reviews: Reimagine at Union Chapel

Last night, the Eric Whitacre Singers took to the stage with Eric and special guests artists including Laura Mvula, Ksenija Sidorova, Marius Beck and Joby Burgess for a night of reimagined music. “the talents of his singers [the Eric Whitacre Singers], applied to these intricately crafted arrangements, and delivered in the acoustic deliciousness of the… continued

February 20, 2014

Rhein Vokal Festival, Koblenz, 13 July 2014

We will perform at the 2014 RheinVokal Music Festival in the Rhein-Mosel-Halle in Koblenz, Germany on 13th July 2014. Singers are invited to attend a workshop on 12th July to work with Eric on ‘Lux Aurumque’, ‘Sleep’ and ‘The Seal Lullaby’ and then join us on stage for the concert. Further details for the workshop… continued

Reviews

  • "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

Photo Gallery

With Eric Whitacre at Union Chapel, Islington, London
With Eric Whitacre and  the King's Singers at St Silas Church, Kentish Town, London
Live performance at the launch event for  Light & Gold
With Eric Whitacre at Cadogan Hall. Photo by Giorgia Bertazzi.
Photo by A. Michaelis
Photo by A. Michaelis