Eric Whitacre, creator of the world’s biggest virtual choir, which has had more than a million hits on YouTube, talks to Adam Sweeting about his new album.
“Weightless tempo and mysterious harmonies instantly established the aura of mild euphoria which often radiates outwards from his music.”
“If you’ve not heard of the American phenomenon that is Eric Whitacre, you will hear of him now. Forty years old, with the look of a rock star who surfs, he writes and conducts ecstatic choral compositions that curl around the listeners’ ears and generate a warm glow.”
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