Woolhampton hosts Grammy-winning singers

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Upper Woolhampton claims a piece of Hollywood glitz on Thursday May 15 as the Eric Whitacre Singers perform at Douai Abbey.

Making his 2014 Newbury Spring Festival début, Eric Whitacre is a phenomenon of the international music world. His immense popularity as a composer of choral music has created new audiences from around the world and his Virtual Choir has galvanised a generation to participate in music making. After his début sell out appearance at the BBC Proms Eric Whitacre is now firmly established in the UK and is Composer in Residence at Sydney Sussex College, Cambridge.

Grammy Award winners for their début album and Billboard chart toppers for their second album, the Eric Whitacre Singers made their BBC Proms début in 2012 and their US début in 2013.

The performance takes place from 7:45pm at Douai Abbey, Upper Woolhampton, RG7 5TQ on May 15, and tickets are priced at £25.50, with £20.50 for concessions. Tickets can be purchased from the Newbury Spring Festival website which is located at www.newburyspringfestival.org.uk.

For more information about the group, visit their website at www.ericwhitacre.com/singers

Last modified on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 09:37