Ep. 288 - Eric Whitacre
Eric Whitacre is a Grammy Award-winning composer and conductor. Eric’s debut album as a conductor, Light and Gold, went straight to the top of the charts, earning him a Grammy. His works are played worldwide and his ground-breaking Virtual Choirs have united 100,000 singers from more than 145 countries over the last decade. Eric has worked with legendary Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer, co-composing the mermaids theme for the Pirates of the Caribbean and music for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. He’s also collaborated with British pop icons Laura Mvula, Imogen Heap and Annie Lennox. Eric is a graduate of the prestigious Juilliard School of Music in New York, he is currently Visiting Composer at Pembroke College, Cambridge and recently completed his second term as Artist in Residence with the Los Angeles Master Chorale. His latest album, Home, has just been released on Decca Classics and is a collection of pieces recorded with the world famous choir Voces8. It includes his latest single, All seems Beautiful To Me.
Eric Whitacre is guest number 288 on My Time Capsule and chats to Michael Fenton Stevens about the five things he'd like to put in a time capsule; four he’d like to preserve and one he’d like to bury and never have to think about again .
Eric Whitacre & VOCES8 - All Seems Beautiful to Me - https://youtu.be/HUA5jo61Owo
Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe - https://youtu.be/yDiD8F9ItX0
For Eric Whitacre’s music and concert dates visit: ericwhitacre.com
Produced and edited by John Fenton-Stevens for Cast Off Productions .
Music by Pass The Peas Music .
Artwork by matthewboxall.com .
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