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April 30, 2024

Sing with Eric in Barcelona with Interkultur

Eric will return to Barcelona with Interkultur to work on some of his most loved works. The program will include Cloudburst, The Seal Lullaby, Sing Gently and a selection from The Sacred Veil. Registration is now open.


April 25, 2024

BBC Proms: Eternity in an Hour

Eric returns to the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall with a new BBC co-commission, Eternity in an Hour.

“I have long been transfixed by the opening lines of William Blake’s extraordinary poem ‘Auguries of Innocence’. It seemed to me... continued

January 23, 2024

Summer Composition Program at The Juilliard School

Beginning in summer 2024, The Juilliard School will offer Summer Composition, a two-week intensive for composers in high school led by David Serkin-Ludwig and a faculty of world-renowned composers. Eric will be joining as a seminar guest... continued

January 22, 2024

Interview: The Third Floor

Eric recently spoke to William Cromwell for PRX’s The Third Floor. The discussion focuses on Eric’s long-form work The Sacred Veil and the second hour of the show includes a broadcast of the work in its entirety.

Listen now on

December 15, 2023

BBC Radio 3 Inside Music

Eric hosts a special Christmas episode of BBC Radio 3’s Inside Music on Saturday December 16.

Eric selected a handful of stunning Christmas choral pieces from Sarah Quartell, Benjamin Britten, Cecilia McDowall, Philip Stopford and Francis Poulenc as... continued

November 09, 2023

Attack Magazine

“Contrast goes darker, more gritty, more smoky, and there’s a whole synth engine on the back that is truly alien and geared towards electronic music.”

Read the new Spitfire Audio feature in Attack Magazine.

September 12, 2023

Mozart Requiem with the Louisville Orchestra

For the very first time, Eric will conduct the piece that changed his life for ever – Mozart’s Requiem. Making his debut with the Louisville Orchestra and Louisville Chamber Choir, the performance of this mighty work will be... continued

June 15, 2023

“this is a perfect gem” Gramophone reviews the new album, Home

“Whitacre creates a palpable sense of the poet’s [Whitman] ‘great draughts of space with his eight-part voicings. This is a perfect gem.” 

“Under the composer’s gentle direction, this generously filled recording will undoubtedly achieve widespread acclaim, and deservedly so.”

Review of “Home“, Malcolm Riley in Gramophone (UK)

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