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Eric is honored to have been invited to perform at the Templeton Prize Ceremony for the second year running. He will take to the stage with the Eric Whitacre Singers and special guest, Laura Mvula,... continued
In celebration of Flag Day and the 200th anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner, Eric will take part in “Raise it Up!” in association with the Smithsonian Museum. On June 14th, he will conduct a 500-person choir in a performance of “America... continued
Whilst Eric was in Minneapolis last week, he spoke to Brian Newman of MPR about choral music and creating a community via the internet. Some clips are available via the MPR Choral Stream YouTube channel.
What does the chord cluster mean to you?
What is the role of the choir in creating community?
Join Eric for an evening of Conversation, Questions at Answers at UCLA on Tuesday 15th April at 6:30pm.
In association with the Choral Excellence Association and the Herb Alpert School of Music, Eric will be giving a short talk... continued
Prior to his week-long residency with the Minnesota Orchestra and Minnesota Chorale, Eric spoke to the Minneapolis Star Tribune about his inspiration and upcoming performances.
Eric will take to the stage of Orchestra Hall... continued
Eric has begun rehearsals for Reimagine at Union Chapel on Monday 24th March. Yesterday he was joined by the wonderful Laura Mvula, Marius Beck, Ksenija Sidorova and Joby Burgess, as well as the Eric Whitacre Singers, to work... continued
Eric visited the BBC Radio 3 pop up studio at the Southbank Centre, London, for an interview alongside Laura Mvula with Sean Rafferty of BBC Radio 3’s In Tune. Eric and Laura talked about their ongoing collaboration and the... continued
An interactive transcription of Eric’s 2011 TED Talk, “A Virtual Choir 2,000 Voices Strong” is available online in 36 different languages.
The transcription is available on the TED website.
About the music, by the composer
Oscar Wilde was sentenced to two years of hard labour at Reading Gaol prison in London, after he was prosecuted and convicted for his love affair with another man. This imprisonment had a devastating effect on... continued
We’re delighted to announce that Eric and the Eric Whitacre Singers will take to the stage of the Rhein-Mosel-Halle in Koblenz, Germany on 13th July at 3pm.
The programme will include: