George Fenton News

Date Of Birth:
October 19, 1950 (63)
Birth Place:
London, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
Lincoln Center to Present THE LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy in Concert, April 2015
by Movies News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

For the first time in North America, the complete film trilogy The Lord of the Rings will be presented live, in concert, at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, New York, April 8-12, 2015. Beneath a giant screen, the Academy Award-winning scores by Howard Shore will be performed by 250 musicians, on stage, including symphony orchestra, chorus and soloists, in two trilogies, Wednesday-Friday, April 8-10, and Saturday-Sunday, April 11-12. The production is created by CAMI Music, and follows acclaimed concert presentations of the first two films of The Lord of the Rings trilogy at Radio City Music Hall (2009 and 2010). (more...)

The New York Philharmonic Presents A CELEBRATION OF PHIL SMITH, 7/5
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

The New York Philharmonic will salute departing Principal Trumpet Philip Smith - who will step down from his position at the end of the 2013-14 season following 36 seasons of service - in A Celebration of Phil Smith, a concert featuring the New York Philharmonic Brass and Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Mr. Smith and Bramwell Tovey, July 5, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. The program will also include works that showcase brass: an arrangement of Rimsky-Korsakov's Procession of the Nobles; a Horn Quartet by Gershwin; Tomasi's Liturgical Fanfares; an arrangement of The Great Gate of Kiev from Musorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition; and Pollack's That's a Plenty, which the New York Philharmonic Principal Brass Quintet, of which Mr. Smith was a founding member, has frequently performed as an encore on the Orchestra's tours. Philharmonic musicians will introduce the works and speak about Mr. Smith. (more...)

BWW Reviews: 42nd St Moon is PAINTING THE CLOUDS WITH SUNSHINE
by Harmony Wheeler - Apr 06, 2014

42nd Street Moon's Greg MacKellan and Mark D. Kaufmann wrote 'Painting the Clouds with Sunshine' as a tribute to musical films of the depression era, but their end result may very well have been a successful film of that time. (more...)

The National Symphony Orchestra Announces its 2013 Wolf Trap Summer Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

The National Symphony Orchestra today announced its 2013 line-up of performances at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Eleven performances will take place between June 26 and August 3, 2013. Emil de Cou, in his ninth season as NSO@Wolf Trap Festival Conductor, hosts 10 of the performances and conducts four, including the opening and closing performances in the series. (more...)

Steve Martin Headlines Upcoming Performances at Wolf Trap
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

Wolf Trap Presents Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers Featuring Edie Brickell; Counting Crows with Special Guest The Wallflowers; Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration; The Temptations and The Four Tops; Frozen Planet in Concert; Anita Baker; and Straight No Chaser. (more...)

Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers & More Set for Wolf Trap this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Wolf Trap will present Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers Featuring Edie Brickell, Counting Crows with Special Guest The Wallflowers, and more this week. All Shows at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, VA 22182. (more...)

Silva Screen Records Releases TV Soundtrack to FROZEN PLANET Today
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2013

George Fenton's enchanting and lush soundtrack to BBC TV's landmark series narrated by David Attenborough (more...)

Silva Screen Records to Release TV Soundtrack to FROZEN PLANET, 3/26
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2013

George Fenton's enchanting and lush soundtrack to BBC TV's landmark series narrated by David Attenborough (more...)

Wolf Trap Announces New Set of Summer 2013 Performances; Anita Baker, Josh Groban and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announced today 34 additions to its 2013 summer schedule at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. In a wide-ranging season that features opera, theatre, comedy, dance, symphony, international and contemporary music, Wolf Trap continues to strengthen its commitment to the presentation of high quality, accessible and affordable arts experiences for the broadest possible audience. Tickets to the newly announced shows go on sale Saturday, March 16 at 10 am, with more performances to be announced later this spring. (more...)

Josh Groban, She & Him and More Join Wolf Trap Summer 2013 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announced today 34 additions to its 2013 summer schedule at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. In a wide-ranging season that features opera, theatre, comedy, dance, symphony, international and contemporary music, Wolf Trap continues to strengthen its commitment to the presentation of high quality, accessible and affordable arts experiences for the broadest possible audience. Tickets to the newly announced shows go on sale Saturday, March 16 at 10 am, with more performances to be announced later this spring. (more...)

Steve Martin & More Set for Wolf Trap Summer 2013 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announced today 34 additions to its 2013 summer schedule at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. (more...)

John Williams Leads a Weekend Program of Movie Scores with LA Phil, 8/31 & 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2012

Five-time Academy Award-winner and renowned composer John Williams returns to the Hollywood Bowl stage to lead the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a weekend of his movie music and accompanying film clips in John Williams. (more...)

John Williams Leads a Weekend Program of Movie Scores with LA Phil, 8/31 & 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2012

Five-time Academy Award-winner and renowned composer John Williams returns to the Hollywood Bowl stage to lead the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a weekend of his movie music and accompanying film clips in John Williams. (more...)

Hollywood Bowl to Present FROZEN PLANET IN CONCERT, 7/6 & 7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2012

Following the success of Planet Earth Live, the world premiere of FROZEN PLANET IN CONCERT - the ultimate portrait of the last great wilderness on Earth, the Polar Regions - comes to the Bowl's big screen, Friday and Saturday, July 6 and 7, at 8 pm. (more...)

Hollywood Bowl Presents FROZEN PLANET IN CONCERT, 7/6 & 7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2012

Following the success of Planet Earth Live, the world premiere of FROZEN PLANET IN CONCERT - the ultimate portrait of the last great wilderness on Earth, the Polar Regions - comes to the Bowl's big screen, tonight and Saturday, July 6 and 7, at 8 pm. (more...)

Chicago's Grant Park Music Festival Kicks Off Today, July 4th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 04, 2012

Summer in Chicago continues this month with the Grant Park Music Festival, led by Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar and the Grammy Award-nominated Grant Park Orchestra, along with Chorus Director Christopher Bell and the Grant Park Chorus in the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago's Millennium Park. The Festival will bring performances by outstanding guest conductors and guest artists from around the world, in a month of exciting programming that includes a world premiere commission, a live concert screening of Frozen Planet, the latest hit series from BBC/Discovery Channel, a tribute concert to Broadway and Hollywood legend, Frank Loesser and other Festival favorites. (more...)

Hollywood Bowl to Present FROZEN PLANET IN CONCERT, 7/6 & 7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2012

Following the success of Planet Earth Live, the world premiere of FROZEN PLANET IN CONCERT - the ultimate portrait of the last great wilderness on Earth, the Polar Regions - comes to the Bowl's big screen, Friday and Saturday, July 6 and 7, at 8 pm. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber to Receive BASCA Fellowship at The Ivor Novello Awards Tonight, May 17
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2012

Andrew Lloyd Webber will receive a BASCA Fellowship at this year's Ivor Novello Awards tonight 17 May. The BASCA Fellowship is the highest accolade which a composer can receive, bestowed by composers in the UK. It recognises unique creative talent in music writing together with iconic achievement for and on behalf of composers. BASCA Fellows are exceptional artists and ambassadors for the song-writing and composing profession and BASCA's role within it. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber to Receive BASCA Fellowship at The Ivor Novello Awards, May 17
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2012

Andrew Lloyd Webber will receive a BASCA Fellowship at this year's Ivor Novello Awards on Thursday 17 May. The BASCA Fellowship is the highest accolade which a composer can receive, bestowed by composers in the UK. It recognises unique creative talent in music writing together with iconic achievement for and on behalf of composers. BASCA Fellows are exceptional artists and ambassadors for the song-writing and composing profession and BASCA's role within it. (more...)

Chicago's Grant Park Music Festival Kicks Off in July
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2012

Summer in Chicago continues this July with the Grant Park Music Festival, led by Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar and the Grammy Award-nominated Grant Park Orchestra, along with Chorus Director Christopher Bell and the Grant Park Chorus in the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago's Millennium Park. The Festival will bring performances by outstanding guest conductors and guest artists from around the world, in a month of exciting programming that includes a world premiere commission, a live concert screening of Frozen Planet, the latest hit series from BBC/Discovery Channel, a tribute concert to Broadway and Hollywood legend, Frank Loesser and other Festival favorites. (more...)

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