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Eric is honored that ‘Sleep’ was performed as part of the BBC’s Holocaust Memorial Day event during the lighting of the candles at the end of the ceremony. Attended by The Duke of Cambridge... continued
This week Eric visited Georgia State University School of Music and his Q&A session with music students, composers and conductors was streamed live online. Watch the session back on Livestream.com.
On a daily basis, I am blown away by the work of educators the world over. Not only am I lucky enough to have crossed paths with inspirational teachers throughout my life but many of you share your stories of incredible people... continued
Eric has just finished recording The Sacred Veil with the Los Angeles Master Chorale, Jeffrey Zeigler (cello) and Lisa Edwards (piano) to be released later this year on Signum Classics. The artists were joined by... continued
Eric’s arrangement of Trent Reznor’s ‘Hurt’ is now available worldwide through Hal Leonard.
Bachtrack has compiled their annual “Year in Statistics” for classical music compiled from nearly 35,000 concerts around the globe throughout 2019.
Top Ten Contemporary Composers
- John Williams
- Arvo Pärt
- James MacMillan
- Philip Glass
- John... continued
Eric was recently interviewed by Anna Lapwood for BBC Radio Cambridgeshire’s Classical Cambridgeshire show. The interview focuses on his new work, The Sacred Veil, and his time as composer in residence at Cambridge University. Listen to the full show on BBC Sounds.
Eric’s holiday theme has recently gone live on Apple Music’s Bliss Radio. Eric has chosen some of his favorite Christmas choral music including recordings from Chanticleer, Accentus, Voces8, the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Phoenix... continued
Eric will conduct Festival of Carols with the Los Angeles Master Chorale and a selection of incredible soloists at Walt Disney Concert Hall on December 7th... continued
Eric is delighted to announce that he will be joined by some of Melbourne’s finest choristers, Rosanne Hunt on cello and Rhodri Clarke on piano to perform the Australian premiere of The Sacred Veil at Monash University on the April 8... continued
Ahead of his performances with The Florida Orchestra and The Master Chorale of Tampa Bay later this week, Eric spoke to Susan Wantuck of WUSF about what to expect from the concerts.
Listen to the interview on the WUSF website.
American Voices, featuring Morten Lauridsen, Frank Ticheli and Eric Whitacre, premieres tonight at 8:30pm on PBS So Cal.
“American Voices tells the personal story of these three American choral composers who figure prominently... continued