“Contrast goes darker, more gritty, more smoky, and there’s a whole synth engine on the back that is truly alien and geared towards electronic music.”
Read the new Spitfire Audio feature in Attack Magazine.
Ahead of his performance of ‘The Sacred Veil’ with The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, Eric spoke to Ideastream about the story that inspired the work.
Listen on the WCLV Ideastream website.
For the very first time, Eric will conduct the piece that changed his life for ever – Mozart’s Requiem. Making his debut with the Louisville Orchestra and Louisville Chamber Choir, the performance of this mighty work will be... continued
Eric will be travelling to Iceland this fall to host a series of workshops culminating in a performance at the stunning Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik.
To take part or attend the concert, visit the Icelandic Choral Directors Association website.
Eric’s Grammy-winning album, Light and Gold, is now available in Dolby Atmos. Stream now from Apple, Amazon or TIDAL.
“Whitacre creates a palpable sense of the poet’s [Whitman] ‘great draughts of space with his eight-part voicings. This is a perfect gem.”
“Under the composer’s gentle direction, this generously filled recording will undoubtedly achieve widespread acclaim, and deservedly so.”
Review of “Home“, Malcolm Riley in Gramophone (UK)
Eric talks to Samira Ahmed from BBC Radio 4’s Front Row about his new album ‘Home’ with vocal ensemble VOCES8.
Listen to the full episode on BBC Sounds.
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