As part of Christmas with Eric Whitacre, broadcast on MPR and available online here, Eric discusses the unlikely evolution of Lux Aurumque.
The SSATB sheet music and accompanying electronica track for Fly to Paradise are now available through J.W. Pepper. The piece is taken from Eric’s award-winning musical, Paradise Lost, and was also the track sung by... continued
Eric will lead a master class as part of The King’s Singers Residential Summer School taking place at Royal Holloway, University of London in July 2015. The master class will focus on The Seal Lullaby and continued
Join Eric and co-host Brian Newhouse on December 12 for an hour-long radio show filled with the music of Christmas. The program will be aired at 7pm CST on Minnesota Public Radio, and will feature some of Eric’s own compositions alongside seasonal classics.
If you miss the program, you can catch it again on December 17.
The Los Angeles Master Chorale will premiere ‘Glow‘ during a sold-out performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall on 13 December 2014. The Festival of Carols celebrates the music of Christmas and... continued
As part of his residency at Cambridge University, Eric lead a workshop with the Sidney Sussex Choir in the beautiful setting of the Sidney Sussex Chapel.
Photo Credit: John Hobbs
Just announced: Eric will premiere four new pieces with the Minnesota Orchestra and Minnesota Chorale in May 2015. Read about the early stages of composing Deep Field on his blog.
Lux Aurumque... continued
I’m working on a big new piece for choir and orchestra, which will be premiered by the Minnesota Orchestra and Minnesota Chorale in May. Thought some of you might like to see what the process looks like in the early stages.
I’ve been... continued
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Fresh from their performance at iTunes Festival, Eric and the Eric Whitacre Singers are returning to Union Chapel for an evening of beautiful choral music.
Eric Whitacre & the Eric Whitacre Singers
5 March 2015 | 7:45pm
Union Chapel,... continued
Only two weeks left to watch Eric’s iTunes Festival performance (Sept 30) on iTunes. Eric was joined on stage by the Eric Whitacre Singers, legendary film composer Hans Zimmer, soprano Hila Plitmann and singer songwriter Marius Beck.
To see more photos from the concert, visit the Photo Gallery.
The sheet music for the soprano and piano arrangement of Goodnight Moon is now in print and available to purchase from MusicRoom.
Somewhere around reading number 500 of Goodnight Moon I began hearing little musical fragments... continued
Following his collaboration with the Minnesota Orchestra and Minnesota Chorale in April 2014, Eric returns to Orchestra Hall for 3 performances on 8-10 May 2015. The programme, with a focus on... continued
Just occurred to me that the band version of Lux Aurumque and the new choral version (Lux Nova) could be performed together seamlessly. The choir would just need to sing a half step up. Dying to know what this sounds like!
Tickets are now on sale for Eric’s concert with Reznonans at the incredible ZORLU concert hall in Istanbul on 8 November 2014. The programme will include some of Eric’s own pieces including Lux Aurumque... continued
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