Following his appearance at Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Eric is interviewed online for Arte TV. Eric was joined by more than 300 singers from 22 countries performing a programme of his own compositions and traditional Baltic songs. Please see the link for the interview:
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Eric will be conducting ‘Songs of Change’ as part of the world-renowned Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in Neumünster Holstenhalle.
Then programme includes works by Verdi, Sisask and Eric’s own compositions performed... continued
Last week Virtual Choir 4 ‘Fly to Paradise’ was premiered in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as part of the Coronation Festival in the gardens of Buckingham Palace. Eric conducted the performance,... continued
Virtual Choir 4: Fly to Paradise is now live. Featuring over 8,400 voices from nearly 6,000 singers representing 101 countries, VC4 premieres this week at Buckingham Palace in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as part... continued
The Tallis Scholars will perform Eric’s ‘Sainte-Chapelle’ to a sold out audience in Tewkesbury Cathedral as part of the world-renowned Cheltenham Music Festival.
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The soloists for the Virtual Choir 4 Fly (A Paradise of Bliss) have been selected:
Tresa Ann Davis
Eric’s ‘The Seal Lullaby’ is featured on the new album from Catrin Finch. This beautiful new version of Eric’s work, arranged by Rebecca Omordia, is for harp and cello. On the album, it is recorded by... continued
Eric is making a guest appearance at the Sidney Sussex Arts Festival on Saturday 22nd June. He will be speaking along side Dr. David Skinner and will have a special performance with the Sidney Sussex Choir.
The Sidney Sussex Arts Festival... continued
Dr. Brian McLaughlin, a music teacher at West Milford High School North Jersey USA, has been nominated for the Grammy Music Educator award, following his performance of Eric Whitacre’s ‘Sleep’.
The performance was so... continued
2013 National Edward R. Murrow Award Winners
NBC Nightly News has won a Murrow Award in the ‘Use of Sound/Video, Network Radio and Television’ category, for featuring Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir.
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Virtual Choir 4 has been featured in WQXR’s ‘Top 5 @ 105’.
WQXR has named VC4 as one of the top 5 ‘New and Unusual Crowd-sourced Projects in Classical Music’.
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Submissions for Virtual Choir 4 have now surpassed last year’s record.
With singers from the US leading the way, Virtual Choir has received over 2400 videos from over 74 countries to date. VC4 Bliss is still open for submission until 10 June – join the community via the Virtual Choir homepage.