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In The NewsDecember 09, 2022

New York Concert Review

“This work should find itself on many Christmas programs” – The Gift of the Magi at Carnegie Hall, November 2022

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In The NewsJune 22, 2022

Interview with Alternative Classical

Eric speaks to Hannah Fiddy from Alternative Classical about people-pleasing, failing (and recovering), life lessons and the weight of composition within the classical tradition.

There’s something about the process of composition... continued

In The NewsMay 04, 2022

Moveable Do Podcast

Eric joins composer and conductor, Steve Danielson for an interview on this special 50th Moveable Do podcast. Hear Eric discuss his goals and ambitions as a teenager, the beginnings of the virtual choir world and what might be next, plus details on his composing process.

Listen to the full podcast on Moveable Do, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.

RadioAugust 05, 2020

BBC World Service

“As Covid-19 has swept the world we’ve become used to seeing musicians in lockdown presenting videos of virtual performances. But for the Grammy-award winning American composer and conductor Eric Whitacre, the idea of a virtual choir is... continued

RadioAugust 05, 2020

NPR’s All Things Considered

“Here’s a surprising statistic: According to a survey by Chorus America, one in six Americans, or 54 million people, sing in choral groups, whether that’s community, school and children’s choirs, religious groups or professional... continued

FeaturesAugust 05, 2020

Google’s The Keyword Blog

“Whitacre says that improvisational spirit is key to creating his choirs, and he’s grateful that technology can enable great collaborations despite social distancing. “It really speaks to the best of technology,” he says. “This, I think, is the best of the promise of the Internet.”

Read the full article on Google’s Keyword Blog.

FeaturesAugust 05, 2020


How Eric Whitacre Built A Surprisingly Real Online Community In The World’s Largest Virtual Choir

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Concert ReviewsFebruary 25, 2019

People’s World reviews The Sacred Veil

“The Sacred Veil may be the single most important musical contribution in our time, perhaps in any time, to a non-religious, as well as non-political—perhaps we might say non-teleological understanding of death... continued

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