In the run-up to Las Vegas Philharmonic’s performance of Equus as part of “Battle Born — Nevada Proud!”, a concert celebrating Nevada’s 150th anniversary as a state in the union, Desert Companion spoke to Eric about Equus, composition, the... continued
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Ideas are not set in stone. When exposed to thoughtful people, they morph and adapt into their most potent form. TEDWeekends will highlight some of today’s most intriguing ideas and allow them to develop in real time through... continued
Eric speaks to the folks at Disney about the creation of the World of Color Honor Choir and the final result.
The Horn Book has reviewed “Sleep”, the illustrated childrens book resulting from the most recent collaboration between Eric, Charles Anthony Silvestri and Anne Horjus.
Liza Cortwright writes “[m]y favorite thing about Sleep is the many... continued
The Lincoln Center have published the video footage of the launch of Virtual Choir 3 ‘Water Night’ that took place in the David Rubenstein Atrium of the Lincoln Center, New York on 2nd April 2012.
The event, hosted... continued
Not only have Disney managed to incorporate another 370 singers into the World of Color Honor Choir, a new video of their performance is now available to watch on the World of Color Honor Choir website.
The Honor Choir will continue to... continued
The Feroci Philharmonic Winds, under the baton of Dutch conductor Johan de Meij, performed Equus as part of Silpakorn University’s 70th Anniversary celebrations at the National Theatre in Bangkok, on December 11th. The program also... continued
CBC Music have included the release of Virtual Choir 4: Fly to Paradise in their list of the Top Ten Classical Moments of 2013 alongside maestro James Levine’s return to conducting and the opening of the new Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia.
You can read the full article on the CBC website.
Back in August 2013, Eric became an Ambassador of the Rhapsody Project, a new arts-in-health project from Chelsea and Westminster Health Charity, which draws together visual and performing arts to help patients at Chelsea and Westminster... continued
“Classical music is the heart and soul of the original Giving Thanks. This year features a tribute to Bach, including Simone Dinnerstein; Eric Whitacre’s gorgeous setting of e.e. cumming’s i thank You God for most this amazing... continued
It’s your chance to put your questions to Eric as part of the Wednesday Web Chat with Tim Lihoreau on Classic FM. The chat will take place live at 9am GMT on Wednesday 27th November.
Visit the Classic FM website to follow the chat stream and ask Eric a question.
Eric recently took part in a new Skype initiative, “Skype in the Classroom”, connecting with the students of Shannon Forest Christian School in Greenville, South Carolina for a discussion of poetry and inspiration.
For more information about this new initiative, visit the Skype in the Classroom website.