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Date Of Birth:
April 15, 1903
Date Of Death:
May 05, 1983 (80)
Birth Place:
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Date of Birth: April 15, 1903
Date of Death: May 05, 1983 (80)
Birth Place: Chalfont, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Li Yundi, Chai Liang & Warren Mok Star in Beijing Keystone Academy's First Open Air ConcertLi Yundi, Chai Liang & Warren Mok Star in Beijing Keystone Academy's First Open Air Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Spring, with its scintillating blossoms and soothing breeze, has inspired many an artist. Botticelli's Primavera, Brown's The Pretty Baa-Lambs, Monet's Springtime and van Gogh's Almond Blossom are just a few of the stupendous manifestations on canvas that come to mind. (more...)

BWW Blog: Paisley Haddad - Thoroughly Modern SuttonBWW Blog: Paisley Haddad - Thoroughly Modern Sutton
by Guest Blogger: Paisley Haddad - May 31, 2016

Boston is really the only city where you can be leaving the Boston Symphony Hall after seeing the Boston Pops and be walking alongside Boston Red Sox fans leaving Fenway Park. This past Thursday I had the opportunity to see my Broadway idol, Sutton Foster, with the Boston Pops. (more...)

San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert SeriesSan Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (May 25) – The San Francisco Symphony announces new updates to its annual Summer with the Symphony series, which runs July 4–29at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater, Summer with the Symphony features a festive lineup of concerts and events for all ages. (more...)

York Symphony Orchestra Announces 2016-17 SeasonYork Symphony Orchestra Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

The York Symphony Orchestra announces its 2016-17 season, A Musical Journey Through Time, a series of eleven performances, which will include: a Classical series featuring six performances, inspired by some of the best known compositions of all time; three Pops performances, featuring the music of John Williams, the Titanic, and holiday selections audiences will know and love; along with two family-focused presentations, including the popular educational concert featuring Classical Kids from Chicago and a performance featuring National Public Radio's, From The Top, Christopher O'Riley. Music Director and Conductor, Lawrence Golan, returns to the stage after a successful 2015-16 season to lead the orchestra on this time-inspired journey. (more...)

New York Philharmonic to Accompany CITY LIGHTS and FANTASIA Screenings This SpringNew York Philharmonic to Accompany CITY LIGHTS and FANTASIA Screenings This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The New York Philharmonic will present two programs of film music in May 2016: a complete screening of Charlie Chaplin's CITY LIGHTS, May 19, 2016 - with the Orchestra performing Chaplin's score live, conducted by Timothy Brock, who restored the score for live performance - and Disney's FANTASIA, May 20-21, 2016 - in which selections from Fantasia and Fantasia 2000 will be screened as the Orchestra performs the music live, led by Assistant Conductor Joshua Gersen, in honor of Fantasia's 75th anniversary. (more...)

Creative Team Announced for WAR PAINT Starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - Michael Korie, Scott Frankel and More; 6/28Creative Team Announced for WAR PAINT Starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - Michael Korie, Scott Frankel and More; 6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Goodman Theatre announces Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally. (more...)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Sets June ProgrammingAtlanta Symphony Orchestra Sets June Programming
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The month of June is filled with a wide variety of performances from the Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, beginning with Philip Glass' Violin Concerto No. 2, 'The American Four Seasons,' composed for and played by Robert McDuffie on June 2 and 4, at Atlanta Symphony Hall. (more...)

Steven Spielberg to Present John Williams with AFI Life Achievement Award on TNTSteven Spielberg to Present John Williams with AFI Life Achievement Award on TNT
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2016

Steven Spielberg will present John Williams with the American Film Institute's (AFI) 44th Life Achievement Award. This marks the first time in AFI history that America's highest honor for a career in film will be bestowed upon a composer. (more...)

Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas to Perform on BOSTON POPS FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR on CBSDemi Lovato & Nick Jonas to Perform on BOSTON POPS FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR on CBS
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2016

Multi-talented superstars Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas will perform on the BOSTON POPS FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR, a two-hour entertainment special to be broadcast live from the Charles River Esplanade in Boston, Monday, July 4 (9:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

San Antonio Symphony Offers Discounts to Current, Former Military for PATRIOTIC POPSSan Antonio Symphony Offers Discounts to Current, Former Military for PATRIOTIC POPS
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

In honor of National Military Appreciation Month, the San Antonio Symphony will be offering a 50 percent discount off tickets for all current and former members of the military and their family to attend the Patriotic Pops concerts on May 13-14 at 8 p.m. and May 15 at 2 p.m. at the Tobin Center. (more...)

League of American Orchestras Announces Gold Baton RecipientLeague of American Orchestras Announces Gold Baton Recipient
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Association of California Symphony Orchestras (ACSO) executive director Kris Sinclair will be presented with the League of American Orchestras' highest honor, the Gold Baton, at the League's National Conference in Baltimore, June 9-11. Sinclair, who is retiring this year after thirty-one years at ACSO's helm, will receive the award at the League's Annual Meeting, June 10, at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront. (more...)

BWW Review: Superb Sub in WNO's THE VALKYRIEBWW Review: Superb Sub in WNO's THE VALKYRIE
by Roger Catlin - May 4, 2016

Ten years of planning and $10 million in production costs couldn't prevent the Washington National Opera from pleasing all the gods in its ambitious staging of all four operas in Richard Wagner's The Ring of the Nibelung. (more...)

San Antonio Symphony Presents Live-to-Picture 'Jurassic Park in Concert' in February 2017San Antonio Symphony Presents Live-to-Picture 'Jurassic Park in Concert' in February 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

The Symphony and The Majestic Theatre are teaming up with Santikos Entertainment once again to create movie magic with the North American premiere of "Jurassic Park in Concert". The full-length film classic features legendary composer John Williams' iconic musical score and will be performed in HD, with live-to-picture by the San Antonio Symphony.  "Jurassic Park in Concert" comes to the Majestic on February 17-18, 2017, with shows at 8 p.m. both days and 2 p.m. on February 18.  (more...)

BWW Feature: Louisville Orchestra 2016-17 SeasonBWW Feature: Louisville Orchestra 2016-17 Season
by Keith Waits - Apr 25, 2016

Louisville Orchestra Announces 2016-17 Season And Teddy Abrams Is An Unstoppable Force (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 4/17/2016 - 4/24/2016Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 4/17/2016 - 4/24/2016
by BWW - Apr 24, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 4/17/2016 - 4/24/2016. (more...)

David Robertson to Conduct Elgar, Holst & John Williams with New York Philharmonic, 5/26-28David Robertson to Conduct Elgar, Holst & John Williams with New York Philharmonic, 5/26-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

David Robertson will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct John Williams's Tuba Concerto, featuring Principal Tuba Alan Baer in his Philharmonic solo debut; Holst's The Planets; and Elgar's Introduction and Allegro. (more...)

San Francisco Symphony to Launch SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY Series, 7/4San Francisco Symphony to Launch SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY Series, 7/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 – The San Francisco Symphony announces its annual Summer with the Symphony series, which runs July 4-29 at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater, Summer with the Symphony features a festive lineup of concerts and events for all ages, beginning with the SFS's annual Fourth of July concert and fireworks spectacular at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View. On July 7, Outwater leads the SFS in The Music of John Williams—From Star Wars to Harry Potter!, which will include Williams's iconic music from such films as Star Wars, Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, Jaws, and others.  (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016
by BWW - Apr 17, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016. (more...)

NY Phil Announces Spring Film ProgramsNY Phil Announces Spring Film Programs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The New York Philharmonic will present three film music programs in May 2016: a complete screening of Charlie Chaplin's City Lights, May 19, 2016, with the Orchestra performing Chaplin's score live, conducted by Timothy Brock, who restored the score for live performance; Disney Fantasia Live in Concert, May 20-21, 2016, in honor of Fantasia's 75th anniversary, in which scenes from Fantasia and Fantasia 2000 will be screened as the Orchestra performs the music live, led by Assistant Conductor Joshua Gersen; and the Spring Gala, A John Williams Celebration, May 24, 2016, with the Orchestra performing music from the Oscar-winning film composer's iconic scores, led by David Newman, along with clips from select films. (more...)

John Dossett & Douglas Sills to Join Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole in Now-Extended WAR PAINT at Goodman TheatreJohn Dossett & Douglas Sills to Join Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole in Now-Extended WAR PAINT at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Goodman Theatre has announced Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally.   (more...)

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