Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Youth Choir, in association with UNICEF, will premiere at the opening ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on Wednesday 23rd July. The event will be broadcast live and webcast. Eric Whitacre will conduct the Virtual Youth Choir and the National Youth Choir of Scotland in front of 40,000 people in Celtic Park stadium and a huge global audience. The choir will perform a special arrangment of “What If” from the musical, Paradise Lost.

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