“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
“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
Eric Whitacre is probably the world’s top choral composer right now. And with good reason. His music is full of rich, satisfying harmonies. It’s fun to sing, and not all that difficult, so it can make even an amateur choir sound rich and... continued
Eric and Hila Plitmann (award-winning soprano and wife to Eric) spoke to Tracey McClure of the Vatican English Service Radio whilst in Rome before performing at the Voices of Faith event at the Vatican.
You can find more information on the event on The Official Vatican Network Website.
Eric Whitacre – From Monteverdi to Whitacre
Eric Whitacre introduces a selection of choral music ranging from Monteverdi and Bach to 21st century classics, including his own music, sung by the Eric Whitacre Singers, and talks about what... continued
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James Inverne of Gramophone speaks about why British choirs are the best, with a mention of Eric Whitacre. Audio clip of Lux Aurumque.
Time stamp: 1:45:25
Eric Whitacre Regional Radio Interviews – Sunday 14th November
BBC Radio Stoke, Sunday Breakfast – Interview begins at 2:47
BBC Radio Suffolk, Rob Dunger – Interview begins at 1:39