“He shared his early dream of being a member of Depeche Mode, his obsessive nature with the pieces he’s working on (which right now includes a choral cover of Trent Reznor’s... continued
RTVE recently featured Eric’s Virtual Choir alongside Gotye’s YouTube Orchestra and The Johnny Cash Project in a programme looking at the ever-expanding reach of the internet and social media.
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.
“In his “Virtual Choir” TED talk, which I was fortunate enough to see in person, composer and conductor Eric Whitacre describes the impetus for his project: a quiet clearing in the woods and... continued
“Eric Whitacre writes and conducts beautiful music. But he’s also done something extraordinarily creative that leaps far beyond the notes and bars which have, for thousands of years, captured music on the page.... continued
“A life-changing storm inspired Eric Whitacre’s “Cloudburst,” sung by the Virtual Choir Live. In 1991, Whitacre’s college choir had stopped to rest near a pristine mountain lake in Northern California. The human... continued
“At first glance, a choir may seem like nothing more than a group of singers. But look a little closer. Conductor Eric Whitacre’s performers don’t simply sing. They remind us of what it means to be truly connected.”
Read the full article on The Huffington Post website.
The Horn Book has reviewed “Sleep”, the illustrated childrens book resulting from the most recent collaboration between Eric, Charles Anthony Silvestri and Anne Horjus.
Liza Cortwright writes “[m]y favorite thing... continued
Las Vegas Weekly have included Eric among their list of renowend Las Vegans that have been recognised by the Grammy Awards.
Read the full article on the Las Vegas Weekly website.
In the run-up to his speaking event for The Marketing Society Annual Conference, Eric spoke to Elen Lewis (Editor of The Marketing Society) about the Virtual Choir as well as some secrets and guilty pleasures.
Read the full interview on The Marketing Society website.
Prior to the projection of Virtual Choir 3 ‘Water Night’ at Cambridge Music Festival 2013, Eric spoke to Cambridge News about the Virtual Choir.
The full article is available on the Cambridge News website.