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Date Of Birth:
April 15, 1903
Date Of Death:
May 05, 1983 (80)
Birth Place:
Chalfont, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
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John Williams News

Date of Birth: April 15, 1903
Date of Death: May 05, 1983 (80)
Birth Place: Chalfont, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
The Duke Energy Center For The Performing Arts Announces HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE IN CONCERTThe Duke Energy Center For The Performing Arts Announces HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts announced today that the North Carolina Symphony will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Concert on September 15, 2017 as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. (more...)

Photo Flash: World Premiere of KING OF THE ROAD Rolls into Laguna BeachPhoto Flash: World Premiere of KING OF THE ROAD Rolls into Laguna Beach
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce the fifth show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, a world premiere musical KING OF THE ROAD: THE ROGER MILLER STORY, written by Cort Casady & Mary Arnold Miller, music by Roger Miller, musical direction by Omar D. Brancato and directed by Andrew Barnicle. (more...)

New York Pops to Feature John Williams Summer ConcertNew York Pops to Feature John Williams Summer Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

On June 8, 2017, The New York Pops will return to its summer home, Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, NY, for a program of music by legendary film composer John Williams. After two successful seasons at the open-air venue, The New York Pops is proud to return to the stadium for an evening featuring the musicians of the orchestra in some of the most popular music ever written for the silver screen. The orchestra's Kids in the Balcony program, which has expanded greatly since its offshoot Kids in the Stadium was introduced in 2015 thanks in part to the generosity of concert presenters Madison House Presents, will offer more than 1,500 Queens children and their families an opportunity to attend and learn about live music for free. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017 Summer With The Symphony SeriesPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017 Summer With The Symphony Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Summer with the Symphony returns for its third season in June, offering a diverse selection of concerts - from classics to hip-hop and everything in between. There are so many ways to add the perfect musical spark to summer in Pittsburgh! (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Announces 'Summer With the Symphony'Pittsburgh Symphony Announces 'Summer With the Symphony'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Summer with the Symphony returns for its third season in June, offering a diverse selection of concerts — from classics to hip-hop and everything in between. There are so many ways to add the perfect musical spark to summer in Pittsburgh! (more...)

VIDEO: First Official Look at STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Has Arrived!VIDEO: First Official Look at STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Has Arrived!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI will arrive in your galaxy on December 15, 2017.  The next chapter in the Skywalker saga is written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen KENNEDY (more...)

Photo Flash: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford & More Celebrate STAR WARS' 40th AnniversaryPhoto Flash: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford & More Celebrate STAR WARS' 40th Anniversary
by Movies News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Star Wars Celebration Orlando kicked off with an epic tribute for the Saga's 40th Anniversary featuring surprise guests including George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy, Warwick Davis, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Dave Filoni, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Billy Dee Williams and Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford. (more...)

BMI to Honor Celebrated Composer Alan Silvestri with Icon Award at 2017 BMI AwardsBMI to Honor Celebrated Composer Alan Silvestri with Icon Award at 2017 BMI Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, will present the BMI Icon Award for outstanding career achievement to celebrated composer Alan Silvestri at the company's 2017 Film, TV & Visual Media Awards. (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...)

Tickets on Sale May 1st for Cleveland Orchestra's 2017 Summer Concerts SeriesTickets on Sale May 1st for Cleveland Orchestra's 2017 Summer Concerts Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Individual concert tickets for The Cleveland Orchestra's 2017 Blossom Music Festival and for the Summers@Severance series go on sale Monday, May 1. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse presents KING OF THE ROAD: THE ROGER MILLER STORYLaguna Playhouse presents KING OF THE ROAD: THE ROGER MILLER STORY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce the fifth show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, a world premiere musical KING OF THE ROAD: THE ROGER MILLER STORY, written by Cort Casady & Mary Arnold Miller, music by Roger Miller, musical direction by Omar D. Brancato and directed by Andrew Barnicle. "We are delighted to be bringing our subscribers and audiences this world premiere musical based on the life of one of country's most iconic characters, Roger Miller," comments Laguna Playhouse Executive Director Ellen Richard.  (more...)

Broadway's Leslie Odom, Jr., Audra McDonald, Ashley Brown and More to Headline Milwaukee Symphony Pops' 2017-18 SeasonBroadway's Leslie Odom, Jr., Audra McDonald, Ashley Brown and More to Headline Milwaukee Symphony Pops' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra announced plans today for the 2017.18 Pops Season. The season includes six subscription concerts: Under the Streetlamp with the cast of Chicago's Jersey Boys; Holiday Pops with Andreas Delfs; a semi-staged production of the beloved musical My Fair Lady; Great Balls of Fire! with pianist Tony DeSare; Patriotic Pops with Stuart Chafetz and Broadway star Capathia Jenkins; and Great American Songbook with Jeff Tyzik and vocalist Ashley Brown. (more...)

The New York Philharmonic Presents NY Premiere of E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL in Concert Live, 5/12The New York Philharmonic Presents NY Premiere of E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL in Concert Live, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will present the New York Premiere of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial in Concert, with the Orchestra performing John Williams's Academy Award®–winning score live to the complete film, conducted by David Newman, Friday, May 12, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, May 13 at 1:00 p.m.; and Saturday, May 13 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

VAMSO To Bring Hollywood Scores To Life With A JOHN WILLIAMS TRIBUTE, 5/7VAMSO To Bring Hollywood Scores To Life With A JOHN WILLIAMS TRIBUTE, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra  (VAMSO) ends its season with a tour de force finale of riveting film scores in A John Williams Tribute, May 7, 2017, 2pm at the Orpheum Theatre. (more...)

Spacelab9 Announces 'Lost In Space: Title themes from Hit TV Series' for Record Store DaySpacelab9 Announces 'Lost In Space: Title themes from Hit TV Series' for Record Store Day
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Danger! Danger, Will Robinson! As part of the annual Record Store Day event celebrating independent record stores everywhere, Spacelab9 has secured a license from Synthesis Entertainment to release a selection of music by one of the entertainment industry's most important composers. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Pops Features Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell in Concert, 4/21-22Pacific Symphony Pops Features Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell in Concert, 4/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

It's Broadway baby! Pacific Symphony Pops brings two award-winning Broadway superstars—Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell—together on one stage to deliver an evening of unforgettable music from the Great White Way. With stunning voices and booming careers on Broadway, television and concert stages, Hilty and Mitchell join the 88-piece orchestra to bring fresh insight to a program of Broadway hits and memorable melodies that have become timeless standards, including music from Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and George Gershwin. Hilty dazzles with songs such as Gershwin's “Someone to Watch Over Me,” “They Just Keep Moving the Line” from the NBC-TV series “Smash” and “The Rainbow Connection” from her album “Live at the Cafe Carlyle.” Then, Mitchell takes the stage with masterpieces such as “Stars” from “Les Misérables,” “The Impossible Dream” from “Man of La Mancha,” “It Ain't Necessarily So” from “Porgy and Bess,” and the ultimate lounge tune, “Feeling Good.”  (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Live at 4pm Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds MemorialVIDEO: Watch Live at 4pm Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds Memorial
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2017

A public memorial for Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds will be held today at 1pm PST, 4PM EST at 1pm, March 25 at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, where the mother/daughter are buried. The ceremony will be held in a 1,200 seat theater at the cemetery and live-streamed below.  (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...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST at Quintessence Theatre GroupPhoto Flash: First Look at LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST at Quintessence Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre with its spring 2017 repertory productions of William Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost and John Ford's The Broken Heart. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave., Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast of Love's Labor's Lost in action below! (more...)

2CELLOS Release New Video For Iconic Song 'Now We Are Free' From The Film, Gladiator2CELLOS Release New Video For Iconic Song 'Now We Are Free' From The Film, Gladiator
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

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