Henry Mancini News

Date of Birth: April 16, 1924
Date of Death: June 14, 1994 (70)
Birth Place: Cleveland, OH, USA
Gender: Male
Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 3/14 - SIGNIFICANT OTHER and More!Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 3/14 - SIGNIFICANT OTHER and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 3/14 - SIGNIFICANT OTHER and More! (more...)

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Performs 'The Sweetheart Tree' for Henry Mancini Tribute at the WallisVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Performs 'The Sweetheart Tree' for Henry Mancini Tribute at the Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts celebrated the musical legacy of Henry Mancini, one of the world's greatest composers, conductors and arrangers, on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Kristin Chenoweth was one of the featured performers - watch a clip of her singing 'The Sweetheart Tree' below! (more...)

US Summer Tour Dates Announced for 'Hans Zimmer Live On Tour 2017' InboxUS Summer Tour Dates Announced for 'Hans Zimmer Live On Tour 2017' Inbox
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer announced today the summer leg of his US concert experience 'Hans Zimmer Live on Tour 2017. (more...)

The Moonlight Orchestra to Present THAT MANCINI MAGIC! at Patchogue TheatreThe Moonlight Orchestra to Present THAT MANCINI MAGIC! at Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) will present a very special performance by The Moonlight Orchestra in 'That Mancini Magic! The Timeless Music of Henry Mancini,' headlined by Mancini's handpicked solo trumpeter for 20 years, Cecil Welch, and world renowned concert pianist Mac Frampton on Sunday, April 23 at 3 p.m.  (more...)

Musician, Artist and Philanthropist Herb Alpert To Receive UCLA MedalMusician, Artist and Philanthropist Herb Alpert To Receive UCLA Medal
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

National Medal of Arts recipient and nine-time Grammy winner Herb Alpert will be awarded the UCLA Medal, the campus's highest honor, on June 16 at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music's inaugural commencement ceremony. (more...)

BWW CD Review: Levi Kreis's BROADWAY AT THE KEYS is StunningBWW CD Review: Levi Kreis's BROADWAY AT THE KEYS is Stunning
by David Clarke - Mar 28, 2017

Consummate musician and Tony Award winner Levi Kreis has returned with a stunning new album that celebrates musical theater with BROADWAY AT THE KEYS. His signature gospel and blues inspired vocal stylings reverberate with joy and sincere heart across the album, allowing him to expose the emotional depth of each song with his sparkling arrangements. (more...)

The Wallis Celebrates the Musical Legacy of Henry Mancini with Star-Studded Tribute on 4/1The Wallis Celebrates the Musical Legacy of Henry Mancini with Star-Studded Tribute on 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts celebrates the musical legacy of Henry Mancini, one of the world's greatest composers, conductors and arrangers, on Saturday, April 1, 2017. From 'Moon River' to 'The Days of Wine and Roses' to the 'Peter Gunn Theme,' the music of Henry Mancini has helped define American film and television soundtracks for nearly five decades, and earned the legendary composer four Academy Awards, twenty Grammy Awards and numerous other honors, including a U.S. Postage Stamp. The evening not only honors Henry Mancini, but also celebrates Ginny Mancini and the Mancini family with a special performance by the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra from the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami-their first Los Angeles appearance since their move to Florida-with all proceeds benefiting the artistic, educational and outreach programs of The Wallis. (more...)

Joel Zelnik Trio to Pay Tribute to Tony Bennett and Bill EvansJoel Zelnik Trio to Pay Tribute to Tony Bennett and Bill Evans
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

???????The legendary recordings of Tony Bennett and Bill Evans will be performed by the Joel Zelnik Trio with singer Annette Sanders at the Bickford Theatre on Monday, March 27, at 8:00 p.m.  Joining pianist Joel Zelnik will be Brian Glassman on bass and David Cox on drums. (more...)

Stirring Marches, Band Classics and Popular Tunes. Strike Up The McCallum Theatre Band!Stirring Marches, Band Classics and Popular Tunes. Strike Up The McCallum Theatre Band!
by David Green - Mar 20, 2017

The McCallum Theatre Concert Band returns for its 5th annual performance on Sunday, March 26, at 3:00pm. This year's program with Gershwin's classic 'An American in Paris' will be conducted by McCallum Theatre President and CEO Mitch Gershenfeld. It's an afternoon performance for the entire family with 40 of Hollywood's finest musicians playing stirring marches, band classics and popular tunes. This year's guest conductor Sylvia Gregoire will conduct the 'Stars and Stripes Forever March' by John Philip Sousa. And, of course, there is free ice cream for everyone after the show. (more...)

Ravina Announces 2017 Summer SeasonRavina Announces 2017 Summer Season
by Kevin Pollack - Mar 15, 2017

James Levine, Christoph Eschenbach, Gustavo Dudamel, Susanna Malkki, Kent Nagano, a "virtual" Esa-Pekka Salonen, and three conductors making Chicago Symphony Orchestra debuts take the podium.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE WHITE SNAKE at Center Stage's Renovated Head Theatre is a DelightBWW Review: THE WHITE SNAKE at Center Stage's Renovated Head Theatre is a Delight
by Charles Shubow - Mar 8, 2017

This is an auspicious beginning of a new era and grand reopening after a $28 million renovation. (more...)

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts Announces 2017-2018 Symphony Pops SeriesLuther Burbank Center for the Arts Announces 2017-2018 Symphony Pops Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Today, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (LBC) and the Santa Rosa Symphony announced the lineup for their 2017-2018Symphony Pops Series collaboration. The new season marks the thirteenth year of the Symphony Pops Series. Led by Principal Pops Conductor Michael Berkowitz, the series will be presented in the Ruth Finley Person Theater at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts.  The concert offerings include a tribute to the great Louis Armstrong, A Holly Jolly Pops featuring the Roustabout Theatre, a Symphonic Surfin' Safari with Papa Doo Run Run and a special evening of Love, Lust, and Rock 'n' Roll with special guest vocalist Storm Large. (more...)

Luther Burbank and Santa Rosa Symphony Announce 2017-18 Pops SeriesLuther Burbank and Santa Rosa Symphony Announce 2017-18 Pops Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Today, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (LBC) and the Santa Rosa Symphony announced the lineup for their 2017–2018Symphony Pops Series collaboration. The new season marks the thirteenth year of the Symphony Pops Series. Led by Principal Pops Conductor Michael Berkowitz, the series will be presented in the Ruth Finley Person Theater at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts.  The concert offerings include a tribute to the great Louis Armstrong, A Holly Jolly Pops featuring the Roustabout Theatre, a Symphonic Surfin' Safari with Papa Doo Run Run and a special evening of Love, Lust, and Rock 'n' Roll with special guest vocalist Storm Large. (more...)

Audra McDonald, WEST SIDE STORY and More Headline Cincinnati Pops 2017-18 SeasonAudra McDonald, WEST SIDE STORY and More Headline Cincinnati Pops 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Conductor John Morris Russell have announced the details of the Pops' 2017-18 season, the first back in the Orchestra's home at Music Hall following an extensive renovation and transition season at the Taft Theatre. (more...)

Multiple Cabaret Award Nominee Jeff Macauley to Bring Michel Legrand Tribute Show to Don't Tell MamaMultiple Cabaret Award Nominee Jeff Macauley to Bring Michel Legrand Tribute Show to Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

In what he has been calling the third part of a 'Cabaret Trilogy of Classic Hollywood Songwriters,' 2016 MAC Award nominee and 2016 and 2015 BroadwayWorld.com New York Cabaret Award Nominee Jeff Macauley will continue the run of his most recent show, Le Grand Tour: The Music of Michel Legrand, at Don't Tell Mama (W 46th St., between 8th & 9th Ave) on March 17 at 7 pm. Macauley's Musical Director/Arranger/Pianist Tex Arnold and Jon Burr is on bass. After performing his Legrand Tribute show at the Metropolitan Room last August, BistroAwards.com called it ' . . . smart, funny, and well constructed . . . a good mix of classic and rarer material . . .' (more...)

TORME SINGS TORME. Steve Torme Pays Tribute To His Legendary Father At The McCallum TheatreTORME SINGS TORME. Steve Torme Pays Tribute To His Legendary Father At The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Jan 24, 2017

Steve March Torme, the first-born son of legendary jazz singer Mel Torme presents a magical evening of music and memories on Monday, February 6, at 8:00pm at the McCallum Theatre. Steve March Torme, accompanied by a ten-piece band playing iconic arrangements by Marty Paich, sings his father's best-known songs, interspersed with personal Torme photos and video clips. From the opening strains of "Sweet Georgia Brown" to the up-tempo excitement of Duke Ellington's "It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got That Swing," the concert covers a sweeping arc of many of the songs Mel performed over a 50 years plus career, including "Stardust," "A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square," "Lulu's Back in Town," and "The Folks Who Live on the Hill." (more...)

Robbie Robertson Accepts The Music for Life Award at The 2017 NAMM ShowRobbie Robertson Accepts The Music for Life Award at The 2017 NAMM Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

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Luther Burbank Center for the Arts' Symphony Pops Series Welcomes Cabaret Star Ann Hampton CallawayLuther Burbank Center for the Arts' Symphony Pops Series Welcomes Cabaret Star Ann Hampton Callaway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (The Center) and the Santa Rosa Symphony present a special musical event as a part of the2016-2017 Symphony Pops Series on Sunday, February 19 at 3 p.m. featuring cabaret star Ann Hampton Callaway singing hits from the Great American Songbook. Callaway joins the Santa Rosa Symphony for a celebration of 20th Century American music. From a command performance at the White House, to the Great White Way of Broadway, she has captivated audiences everywhere. The Tony-nominated star of the Broadway hit Swing! sings the timeless classics of George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter and many more from the Great American Songbook. The Santa Rosa Symphony will be under the direction of acclaimed Principal Pops Conductor Michael Berkowitz. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/16/2017This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/16/2017
by - Jan 16, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 1/16/2017. (more...)

Princeton Symphony to Feature Sierra Boggess as Guest Vocalist for POPS! Concert, 2/4Princeton Symphony to Feature Sierra Boggess as Guest Vocalist for POPS! Concert, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

On Saturday, February 4 at 8 pm, The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO)'s Saturday Evening POPS! concert celebrates famous songs and music of the stage and screen with guest vocalist Sierra Boggess and the return of Lucas Richman as host and conductor. The concert highlights iconic melodies from productions which have found success on both stage and screen. Ms. Boggess performs songs from Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Little Mermaid, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Love Never Dies, and In the Good Old Summertime. The evening also includes a tribute to George Gershwin, dance music by Leonard Bernstein from On the Town, and selections from Oliver! and The Producers. The concert takes place at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall on the campus of Princeton University. (more...)

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