A film crew from Bruzz TV went behind the scenes in rehearsal with Eric and the Brussels Philharmonic. Watch the musicians rehearse Deep Field followed by an interview with Eric ahead of the performances on February 21 and 22.
“Voices from 120 countries unite in one of the most powerful moments in composer Eric Whitacre’s film Deep Field. After the viewer travels through the cosmos via a stunning array of Hubble Space Telescope... continued
Eric’s sacred choral music is the focus of this article in The Economist’s June/July 1843 magazine. Read the full piece here.
Ahead of his performances in Hong Kong next week, Eric has spoken to Interlude about his composition techniques, inspirations and more. Read the full article on the Interlude website.
Follow his appearance at the Oxford Union, Eric spoke to the Oxford Culture Review about Paradise Lost, classical music as a genre and looking forward to what’s next.
Following Eric’s Q&A with students at Stanford University last week, read Leena Yin’s recap of the evening on the Stanford Arts Review website.
Eric was interviewed by Rick Velotta from the Las Vegas Review Journal during the Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Nevada. Read the full article on the Las Vegas Review Journal website.
Prior to his week-long residency with the Minnesota Orchestra and Minnesota Chorale, Eric spoke to the Minneapolis Star Tribune about his inspiration and upcoming performances.
Eric will take to the stage of Orchestra Hall... continued
“That spring to the step and the wave to the hands shows what a master Whitacre is at conducting people and their talents.”
Read the full article on the Muncie Free Press website.
Eric’s Virtual Choir has made it into Classic FM’s 50 moments that rocks the classical music world.
Read the full article on the Classic FM website.
In the run-up to Las Vegas Philharmonic’s performance of Equus as part of “Battle Born — Nevada Proud!”, a concert celebrating Nevada’s 150th anniversary as a state in the union, Desert Companion spoke to Eric about some of the highlights of his life since growing up in Reno.
You can read the full article on the Desert Companion website.
Eric speaks to the folks at Disney about the creation of the World of Color Honor Choir and the final result.