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Pacific Symphony's American Composers Festival Continues for 14th Year with FROM SCREEN TO SCORE, 5/8-10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Pacific Symphony's critically-acclaimed American Composers Festival (ACF) continues for the 14th year with "From Screen to Score: New Concert Music by Famous Film Composers"-who happen to be four of today's biggest Hollywood heavy-hitters: John Williams ("Star Wars," "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "E.T., the Extra Terrestrial"), Howard Shore ("Lord of the Rings," "The Hobbit," "Hugo"), James Horner ("Titanic," "Star Trek," "Apollo 13") and Elliot Goldenthal ("Alien 3," "Batman Forever" and "Batman and Robin"). Together, these iconic composers boast 11 Oscars and countless billions of box office dollars. They also hold the ironic position of simultaneously being the most-heard orchestral composers ever (the soundtrack for "Titanic" sold 30 million copies), yet their music is the least performed. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Presents Its American Composers Festival: FROM SCREEN TO SCORE, 5/8-10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Pacific Symphony's critically-acclaimed American Composers Festival (ACF) continues for the 14th year with “From Screen to Score: New Concert Music by Famous Film Composers”—who happen to be four of today's biggest Hollywood heavy-hitters: John Williams (“Star Wars,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “E.T., the Extra Terrestrial”), Howard Shore (“Lord of the Rings,” “The Hobbit,” “Hugo”), James Horner (“Titanic,” “Star Trek,” “Apollo 13”) and Elliot Goldenthal (“Alien 3,” “Batman Forever” and “Batman and Robin”). Together, these iconic composers boast 11 Oscars and countless billions of box office dollars. They also hold the ironic position of simultaneously being the most-heard orchestral composers ever (the soundtrack for “Titanic” sold 30 million copies), yet their music is the least performed. (more...)

Four Vocal Soloists and Montclair State University Chorale Join NJ Symphony for Verdi's REQUIEM, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe present Verdi's mammoth Requiem today, April 3-6 in Newark, New Brunswick and Morristown with soprano Marianne Fiset, mezzo-soprano Janara Kellerman, tenor Russell Thomas, bass Peter Volpe and the Montclair State University Chorale. Thomas returns to NJSO stages after his performance of Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde with the Orchestra in January. The April 5 performance at the State Theatre in New Brunswick is the NJSO's third College Night event of the season. (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS, Munich Philharmonic, Michael Feinstein and More Set for Carnegie Hall, April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Carnegie Hall has announced its April 2014 calendar. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Signature Theatre to Host 'Practice & Performance' of KUNG FU Discussion, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced that the 'World of the Play' series continues with a panel of experts discussing The Practice and Performance of Kung Fu, presented in conjunction with the world premiere of David Henry Hwang's Kung Fu, on Saturday, March 29th from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). The event is free and open to the general public (no reservations required). (more...)

Four Vocal Soloists and Montclair State University Chorale Join NJ Symphony for Verdi's REQUIEM, 4/3-6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe present Verdi's mammoth Requiem April 3-6 in Newark, New Brunswick and Morristown with soprano Marianne Fiset, mezzo-soprano Janara Kellerman, tenor Russell Thomas, bass Peter Volpe and the Montclair State University Chorale. Thomas returns to NJSO stages after his performance of Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde with the Orchestra in January. The April 5 performance at the State Theatre in New Brunswick is the NJSO's third College Night event of the season. (more...)

Violinist Sarah Chang Performs at Mayo Performing Arts Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

Sarah Chang, one of the world's greatest violinists, will perform a recital at Mayo Performing Arts Center tonight, February 22, 2014 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-69. (more...)

Violinist Sarah Chang to Perform at Mayo Performing Arts Center, 2/22
by Diana Heisroth - Jan 22, 2014

Sarah Chang, one of the world's greatest violinists, will perform a recital at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-69. (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...)

Ed Sheeran & More Featured on Soundtrack for THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

WaterTower Music previously announced details of the soundtrack to 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,' a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), the second in a trilogy of films by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The soundtrack will be released today, December 10, 2013, three days before the December 13 release of the film, and will be available both digitally and as a 2 CD set. (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS, Munich Philharmonic, Michael Feinstein and More Set for Carnegie Hall, April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

Carnegie Hall has announced its April 2014 calendar. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Advance Tickets for “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” Go on Sale in the U.S. on Thursday, November 21, at 9:00 AM Eastern Time
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2013

Moviegoers who are eagerly anticipating the December 13 release of the epic fantasy adventure 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,' will be able to secure their seats nearly a month in advance when tickets go on sale, online and in theaters in the U.S., on Thursday, November 21 at 9:00 AM ET. Fans will have the opportunity to see the movie first at midnight on Thursday, December 12. (more...)

Ohio State's School of Music to Host Music Celebration Concert, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

The School of Music's popular musical extravaganza, the 21st Annual Music Celebration Concert, will ring in the holiday season with a broad range of music and scores of Ohio State student performers. Because of the way the calendar falls, the concert is being presented on a Tuesday for this year only - on December 3 at 8 pm in Mershon Auditorium on campus. (more...)

Ed Sheeran & More Featured on Soundtrack for THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG Coming 12/10; Full Tracklist Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

WaterTower Music today announced details of the soundtrack to "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM) (more...)

Hsin-Yun Huang & More Honored with Classical Recording Foundation Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

The Classical Recording Foundation (CRF) is pleased to announce the 2013 winners of its twelfth annual Classical Recording Foundation Awards. Four prizes will be presented at the Foundation's Annual Awards Concert and Benefit at 7:30pm on Monday, November 25, 2013 at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall. The event will feature CRF Young Artist of the Year pianist Roman Rabinovich performing selections from his CD Ballets Russes (Orchid; March 2013), pianist Laura Leon performing works by CRF Composer of the Year Peter Schickele's album The Music of Peter Schickele, Samuel Sanders Collaborative Artists Award winners Hsin-Yun Huang and Sarah Rothenberg in selections from their recording Viola Viola (Bridge; November 2012); andClassical Recording Foundation Award winner, cellist Sophie Shao, performing selections from her upcoming double-CD set of J.S. Bach's Cello Suites. The proceeds from the 2013 Classical Recording Foundation Award Ceremony and Benefit will go toward the 2014 Awards. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Hosts Mediation Techniques for Producers Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2013

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents a provocative new workshop, Mediation Techniques for Producers: Dealing with the Off-Stage Dramas today, October 26, 2013 from 2-6pm at The NEW Playroom Theater, 151 West 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC. The cost to participate is $75 ($60 for TRU members, and ACR-GNY members). (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited to Host Mediation Techniques for Producers, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents a provocative new workshop, Mediation Techniques for Producers: Dealing with the Off-Stage Dramas on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 2-6pm at The NEW Playroom Theater, 151 West 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC. The cost to participate is $75 ($60 for TRU members, and ACR-GNY members). For more information, and to register visit http://www.truonline.org/MediationLab13.htm. (more...)

The Richmond Symphony Welcomes Four New Musicians to 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 09, 2013

The Richmond Symphony welcomes four new musicians to the 2013-2014 season! Elena Yakovleva, one year flute and piccolo; Sam Rothstein, one year bass clarinet; Esther Nahm, one year Assistant Principal Viola; andGrace Shryock, one year Assistant Principal Oboe/English Horn. (more...)

Tickets to LORD OF THE RINGS IN CONCERT at Music Hall at Fair Park Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

Single tickets are on sale for an exciting new show offered as a special by Dallas Summer Musicals at the Music Hall at Fair Park in November. Tickets for LORD OF THE RINGS IN CONCERT are on sale now. Single tickets will be priced from $15-$85, and will be available at The Box Office, 5959 Royal Lane #542 at Preston Royal Shopping Center, at Ticketmaster outlets or online at www.ticketmaster.com. (more...)

THE LORD OF THE RINGS, Marc Anthony and ZZ Top to Play Wolf Trap, 9/6-11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 06, 2013

Wolf Trap will present The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Marc Anthony, and ZZ Top. (more...)

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