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Eric Whitacre auditioned thousands of singers across the globe to perform his work virtually.
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April 6, 2011 Choral composer Eric Whitacre recruited vocalists from 58 countries via YouTube to sing his work. Whitacre's Virtual Choir 2.0, featuring his piece "Sleep," makes its debut Thursday night.
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Conductor John Eliot Gardiner's Monteverdi Choir has been named the best choir in the world by Gramophone magazine.
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December 21, 2010 The venerable British classical music magazine Gramophone has just revealed its ranking of the greatest choirs in the world. Is it a crime that not a single American group made the list? Read an interview with the magazine's editor, James Inverne.
September 28, 2006 Tom Schnabel is in love with the work of choral composer Eric Whitacre. For a modern composer, Whitacre's choral music is surprisingly popular amongst those that perform choral music; it is rich and challenging. His recent CD is Cloudburst.
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