Griff Rhys Jones on Wales and Eric Whitacre on his life and music
Charlotte chats with actor and comedian Griff Rhys Jones about Wales, and the master of the Virtual Choir, Eric Whitacre.
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On this edition of her Culture Club, Charlotte Green chatted with Griff Rhys Jones about his interest in his Welsh roots, and in particular his brand new television series in which he explores the land of his birth, appreciating the stunning scenery and searching for his inner Welshman.
Charlotte also talks to one of today's most popular and performed composers, Eric Whitacre. His ground-breaking Virtual Choir, Lux Aurumque, received over a million views on YouTube in just 2 months, featuring 185 singers from 12 different countries. The latest, Virtual Choir 4: Fly to Paradise, released in July 2013, received over 8,400 submissions from 101 countries. Here Charlotte finds out all about Eric Whitacre's latest projects including his life as the Composer in Residence at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.