“The Sacred Veil may be the single most important musical contribution in our time, perhaps in any time, to a non-religious, as well as non-political—perhaps we might say non-teleological understanding of death and loss. Its length... continued
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A film crew from Bruzz TV went behind the scenes in rehearsal with Eric and the Brussels Philharmonic this week. Watch the musicians rehearse Deep Field followed by an interview with Eric ahead of the performances on February 21 and 22.
“Voices from 120 countries unite in one of the most powerful moments in composer Eric Whitacre’s film Deep Field. After the viewer travels through the cosmos via a stunning array of Hubble Space Telescope... continued
“In “The Sacred Veil,” Whitacre and the Master Chorale memorably celebrate the precarious beauty of life, offering the welcome consolation of art and a momentary stay against our collective fate.”
Read the full review on the LA Times website.
Eric’s concert with the Brussels Philharmonic, the Flemish Radio Choir, Kalliope and Koriolis will be broadcast live on Klara Radio this Thursday at approximately 8:15pm GMT +1.
Eric Whitacre: Water Night
Today marks the LA Master Chorale’s season announcement for 209-2020 and Eric is thrilled to be once again conducting the their Festival of Carols concerts later this year. Subscribe now to the season to guarantee your seat in Disney Hall. Individual tickets will go on sale later this year.
For more information, visit the LAMC website.
Ahead of the premiere this weekend, Eric has spoken to Craig L Byrd of Cultural Attaché about writing with dear friend and poet Tony Silvestri and dealing with grief.
Read the full article on CulturalAttache.co.
Ahead of the premiere of Eric’s new work – The Sacred Veil – Thomas May has interviewed poet Charles Anthony Silvestri about the collaborative creative process.
One of his first reactions before embarking on the larger-scale work,... continued
An interview with Eric will be broadcast on Radio Klara this Saturday between 2pm and 6pm local time ahead of his performance with the Brussels Philharmonic later this month. Tune into Music Matters to hear more about the concerts including the European premiere of Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe in the concert hall.
David Miller’s beautiful arrangement of October for Brass Ensemble is now available through J.W. Pepper.