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Thanks to music retailer J.W. Pepper for this series of interviews covering the process of composition, choir and inspirations.
Read the blog on JWPepper.com.
Eric features on Gareth Malone’s Choral Classics which will be broadcast on BBC Radio 2 at 10pm GMT on Christmas Eve. Gareth and Eric select some of their favourite Christmas classics including a mix of gospel, classical works by Bach, Handel and Byrd, modern acapella groups and favourite Christmas carols..
Listen live on the BBC Radio 2 website.
Artist Eric Whitacre Begins New Chapter with Spectacular Christmas Concert
““Saint-Chapelle” (2013), for instance, spotlighted Whitacre’s friendship with Silvestri, who wrote the Latin... continued
Tickets are now on sale to MPR Members for the Eric Whitacre Singers performance at The Cathedral of St Paul, Minnesota. Tickets will go on sale to the general public this Thursday at 12pm EST.
This week Eric heads to Lithuania for two performances with the National Chamber Orchestra and Bel Canto Choir Vilnius. Check out their performance of Deep Field in concert.
Eric recently spoke to Terry Blain for BBC Music Magazine about current projects and what to expect over the coming year including several new compositions.
The December issue is out today.
Now available from JW Pepper.
Eric’s transcription of Lux Aurumque for orchestra is now available through Hal Leonard.
2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets in Bb, 2 Bassoons
4 Horns in F, 3 Trumpets in Bb, 2 Tenor trombones, Bass trombone, Tuba
Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Violoncello, Contrabass
Visit the Hal Leonard site for more information.
Tickets are now on sale for Eric’s December concerts in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Bel Canto Choir Vilnius (artistic director Artūras Dambrauskas)
Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra
Lithuanian Military Wind Orchestra
Giunter Percussion ensemble
Lina Dambrauskaitė soprano