Danny Elfman News

Jody Gerson Named Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced today that it has appointed Jody Gerson as Chairman and CEO of the company's music publishing division, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), effective January 1, 2015. (more...)

Hollywood Bowl to Celebrate DreamWorks Animation's 20th Anniversary with Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

The Hollywood Bowl will celebrate DreamWorks Animation's 20th anniversary with DreamWorks Animation in Concert - Celebrating 20 Years, hosted by Jack Black and featuring music/scenes from DreamWorks Animation's most beloved films including Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, and How To Train Your Dragon performed by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra under Principal Conductor Thomas Wilkins. (more...)

THE CRYSTAL METHOD Launch Tour Dates with 'Sling The Decks' Video
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

THE CRYSTAL METHOD return to the road this Sunday, May 25 starting with an appearance at the Sunset Festival in Tampa, FL. (more...)

The Buffalo Philharmonic Announces Summer Season - SUMMER NIGHTS @ THE BPO and More
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

The BPO has planned a multifaceted summer that sees the orchestraperforming at the Erie County Fair, Canalside and Old Fort Niagara; traveling to Princeton University; working with the Doctors of the World Orchestra to raise funds for the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital; and bringing rare instruments to Western New York. (more...)

Mychael Danna Receives Richard Kirk Award at BMI Film/TV Awards
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2014

Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, held its annual Film/TV Awards last night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (more...)

Sadler's Wells Kicks Off Autumn 2014 Season with Stopgap Dance Company
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

From May 2014 - March 2015, Sadler's Wells presents its biggest ever programme of inclusive dance. =dance is a new series featuring some of the most exciting and innovative work created and performed by deaf and disabled artists. (more...)

Sadler's Wells Announces Its Autumn 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

From May 2014 - March 2015, Sadler's Wells presents its biggest ever programme of inclusive dance. =dance is a new series featuring some of the most exciting and innovative work created and performed by deaf and disabled artists. (more...)

Composer Mychael Danna to Receive BMI's 2014 'Richard Kirk Award'
by TV News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

BMI will present the Richard Kirk Award for outstanding career achievement to prolific composer Mychael Danna at the organization's 2014 Film & Television Awards. (more...)

Matthew Bourne's EDWARD SCISSORHAND Will Return to Theatre Royal Glasgow, 19-22 Nov.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

New Adventures, Martin McCallum and Marc Platt have announced that EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, devised, directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne, will return to the Theatre Royal Glasgow on Wednesday 19 until Saturday 22 November 2014 (more...)

The Columbus Symphony Orchestra Announces Masterworks and Pops Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

The Columbus Symphony today announced its 2014-15 Masterworks and Pops seasons. Masterworks will continue to present eight concerts at the Ohio Theatre and four concerts at the Southern Theatre. All Pops concerts will remain at the Ohio Theatre. (more...)

Broadway Musicians to Bring DATE NIGHT Concert to Symphony Space, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

The Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will present an unusual concert entitled 'Date Night,' featuring group members and their spouses performing together. The event will take place Monday, March 24, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street. (more...)

FROZEN Wins Best Animated Feature, Music, Voice Acting at the 2014 Annie Awards; Full List!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 02, 2014

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, hosted its 41st Annual Annie Awards, recognizing the year's best in the field of animation, last night, February 1, 2014. The Annie Awards cover 30 categories and include Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Commercials, Short and Outstanding Individual Achievements. (more...)

Houston Symphony Announces 101st Season of Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2014

'This broadcast and webcast event was the perfect way to spread the word about Andres' Inaugural Season to an even broader audience and build upon the momentum generated from our Centennial Season,' said Houston Symphony Executive Director and CEO Mark C. Hanson. 'It symbolizes our commitment to innovation, community partnerships, and becoming more relevant to even more Houstonians. We're grateful to Houston Public Media for collaborating on this important and exciting announcement.' (more...)

Oregon Bach Festival's Matthew Halls to Conduct LA Chamber Orchestra, 1/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), continuing a long-established relationship with the Oregon Bach Festival, welcomes the Festival's new Artistic Director Matthew Halls as guest conductor in his California debut, leading a program that spans the centuries and spotlights LACO Concertmaster Margaret Batjer, Principal Cello Andrew Shulman, Principal Oboe Allan Vogel and Principal Bassoon Kenneth Munday, on Saturday, January 25, 8 pm, at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, and Sunday, January 26, 2014, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. Halls, "a fresh and forceful talent" whose "music-making is strongly and clearly sculpted" (The Times, London), leads Mozart's Ballet Music from Idomeneo, K. 367, Haydn's Sinfonia concertante in B-flat major, and Beethoven's playful Symphony No. 1 in C major, which was instantly hailed as a masterpiece. Providing a dramatic counterpoint to the program is Aaron Jay Kernis' solemn Musica Celestis, a string-orchestra transcription of one of his string quartets that has been likened to Barber's famous Adagio. (more...)

BMI and Sundance Film Festival Set to Launch COMPOSER/DIRECTOR ROUNDTABLE on 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®) and the Sundance Film Festival will present the 16th annual Composer/Director Roundtable and 12th annual Snowball during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, on January 22, in Park City, Utah. (more...)

114 Original Scores in this Year's Oscar Race
by Movies News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

One hundred fourteen scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2013 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 86th Oscars®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. (more...)

Cal que nevi? Un musical muy navideño en Barcelona
by Javier A. Gabrielssön - Dec 10, 2013

Seis intérpretes y un pianista ocuparán el escenario del Cafè-Teatre Llantiol del Raval de Barcelona, con el espectáculo navideño Cal que nevi? Una obra que cuenta historias de gente que ama y que odia la Navidad, de las familias que las disfrutan y las que no, de los que las disfrutan con ilusión y los que las consideran unas fechas cualquiera. Todo ello a través de villancicos de todas las procedencias, americanos, británicos, franceses, castellanos y catalanes. Una celebración de la Navidad a través de una de sus facetas más características, su música. Desde Jingle Bells hasta Los peces en el río, pasando por El noi de la mare. (more...)

Madison Gate Records to Release AMERICAN HUSTLE Soundtrack on 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

In advance of the release of American Hustle, the highly-anticipated new film from director David O. Russell, Madison Gate Records, the in-house record label of Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release American Hustle - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, a collection of music from the film, as a worldwide digital album on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. The physical album will be released on Tuesday, December 24, 2013. (more...)

Disney's FROZEN Tops 41st Annual Annie Award Nominations
by Movies News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

Nominations for the 41st Annie Awards have been announced. Topping the list with 10 nominations each are Disney's Frozen and Monster's University. (more...)

American Youth Symphony Presents ELFMAN PROJECT II Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2013

The acclaimed American Youth Symphony (AYS), one of the nation's leading professional training orchestras for musicians ages 15 to 27, continues its 49th season with 'Elfman Project II,' a free concert that is part of a multi-year exploration of the music of four-time Academy Award-nominated composer Danny Elfman, tonight, November 24, 2013, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. (more...)

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