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September 10, 2014

Hans Zimmer to join Eric at iTunes Festival

Multi-Grammy award-winning composer Hans Zimmer will join Eric at the 2014 iTunes Festival on 17 September.

The programme, Reimagine, will also feature singer songwriter Marius Beck and soprano Hila Plitmann.

Visit to apply for free tickets to the concert or watch the live broadcast via iTunes on 17 September.


August 29, 2014

Can singing with others improve your health?

On September 10, Eric will open a symposium in London focused on music and health; Recent Advances in the Science of Singing, Wellbeing and Health. Hosted by the Royal College of Music, contributors from leading institutions around... continued

August 19, 2014

Virtual Choir 3 featured in new textbook

Architecture of Productive Learning Networks TextbookLucila Carvalho and Peter Goodyear have featured the Virtual Choir as the subject of their article, “Sharing Experiences of Singing Together Apart” as part of a new textbook, The Architecture of Productive Learning Networks.

“There... continued

July 31, 2014

Virtual Youth Choir film now live

The Virtual Youth Choir video is now live at This taggable video allows you to search for individual singers and share the moment on social media.

The VYC, in partnership with UNICEF, premiered at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony and helped to raise over £3.5 million for UNICEF.


July 24, 2014

BBC Proms Extra, Saturday 26 July

Eric will appear on BBC Proms Extra this Saturday discussing the first few Proms of 2014.

The programme will be broadcast on BBC2 at 8:45pm BST and will be available on iPlayer for 7 days following the broadcast.

For more information and to watch the programme, visit the BBC website.

July 17, 2014

Throwback Thursday: Behind the Scenes at TED Live 2013

Check out this video from the live Virtual Choir at TED 2013. Eric conducted a 100 person-strong live choir on the TED stage plus a live Virtual Choir of 30 people, performing live from 28 countries around the globe. Each of the Virtual Choir streamed live through Skype in real-time on the main stage large screen.

July 14, 2014

SWR TV Broadcast and Interview

Following Eric’s performance with the Eric Whitacre Singers in Koblenz, Germany on 13th July, SWR TV featured footage from the rehearsal and concert as part of their weekly Sunday night news.

You can watch the broadcast on the continued

June 27, 2014

Creativity & Connection – The Humanism of Technology

Recently Eric was honored to be invited to give the closing speech at OCTO Technology’s USI conference (Unexpected Sources of Inspiration) in Paris. The conference brings together great thinkers and opinion leaders to exchange ideas, draw inspiration, and discuss the digital transformation of our society. 

Watch Eric’s talk in full on YouTube.

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