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Whitacre Inc. The Practical tactics of an ethereal composer.
The Eric Whitacre Singers recently made its debut U.S. tour in March, organized and presented by Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY.) Chorus America asked four of the Singers to provide some insight... continued
“a great communicator with charisma… when Whitacre talks, people listen.”
“With the Virtual Choir,” Whitacre explains, “we’re trying as hard as we can to push the technology so that very soon I hope, we’ll be able to sing in real time,” using Skype. “My hope is that I’ll be able to pull out... continued
“In the case of “Paradise Lost”, which is partially classical music, partially musical theatre and partially electronica, it fits in seamlessly and effortlessly. It joins all the kinds of music I love. Now,... continued
American composer and conductor Eric Whitacre may deal mostly with choirs and contemporary classical music — but, much like Leonard Bernstein was in his day, Eric Whitacre... continued