GRAMMY® Award-winning composer and conductor specialising in choral music * one of the most popular musicians of his generation * graduate of The Juilliard School where he studied composition with John Corigliano and David Diamond * commissioned by today's most prominent ensembles including the BBC Proms, London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Los Angeles Master Chorale and The King’s Singers * championed by millions of amateur musicians and students around the world * best known for his ground-breaking Virtual Choirs, which have united singers from over 101 countries in performance through user-generated videos * has given keynote addresses for many Fortune 500 companies and global institutions including Apple, Google, the World Economic Forum in Davos
Works by Eric Whitacre include:
Songs of Immortality (2010) for SATB chorus, harp, celesta, piano and string orchestra
Deep Field (2015) for SATB chorus and orchestra, with Space Telescope Institute film
The Sacred Veil (2016) for SATB chorus, solo cello and piano
Eric Whitacre is managed by Claire Long at Music Productions
Publications of music by Eric Whitacre are available on sale from The Shop at Boosey.com.
Looking Ahead: new recording release of The Sacred Veil on Decca album 'Home' by Voces8 (14 Apr); DCINY concert of Whitacre's music at Lincoln Center, New York (17 Apr); French premiere of Deep Field at the Philharmonie in Paris (13 May); UK premiere of new Whitman setting All Seems Beautiful to Me at Kings Place in London (9 Jun)
"Whitacre is that rare thing, a modern composer who is both popular and original"
— The Daily Telegraph
"unearthly beauty and imagination"
— Los Angeles Times
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