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
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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.
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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
Twenty Thousand Hertz: the podcast that reveals the stories behind the world’s most recognizable and interesting sounds.
Eric will lead a choral workshop at the Mahaffey Theatre in St Petersburg followed by a Q&A session. Repertoire will include Sleep, A Boy and a Girl, and The Seal Lullaby. This event is co-presented by The Master Chorale of Tampa Bay and The Florida... continued
Eric is thrilled to be attending the Western Region ACDA Conference in March 2020 to conduct a performance of his new work “The Sacred Veil“. More information to be announced soon.
“This October, we will premiere The Sacred Veil in Europe with two concerts at St. John’s Smith Square in London. This piece is an incredibly personal work for me. I wrote it with my closest friend and long-term collaborator Charles... continued