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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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Date of Birth: April 15, 1903
Date of Death: May 05, 1983 (80)
Birth Place: Chalfont, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
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...)

Kennedy Center Announces JFK Centennial WeekKennedy Center Announces JFK Centennial Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced a weeklong celebration to honor the 100th anniversary of the birth of its namesake, the late President John F. Kennedy-whose 100th birthday would have been May 29, 2017. The Center kicked off its Centennial celebration last May, and by the end of 2017, will have presented a suite of more than 50 distinct programs inspired by five ideals often ascribed to President Kennedy: Courage, Freedom, Justice, Service, and Gratitude. Special performances fromMay 23-29, 2017 span theater programs, dance, music, and the return of the Center's popular Open House, which all memorialize the life and legacy of America's 35th President. Highlights include performances by DJ Spooky, Yo-Yo Ma with the National Symphony Orchestra, the world premieres of Kennedy Center commissions by composer Mason Bates and Company E, and special Open House performances by Bandaloop, Flexn, and others. Additional programs through 2017 will be announced at a future date. (more...)

Pacific Symphony To Show KING ARTHUR AND THE LEGENDARY DRAGON LAIR At Family Musical MorningsPacific Symphony To Show KING ARTHUR AND THE LEGENDARY DRAGON LAIR At Family Musical Mornings
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Journey back in time to the wondrous kingdom of Camelot, where gallant knights and fair damsels rule the land! Pacific Symphony's "Family Musical Mornings" concert-"King Arthur and the Legend of the Dragon's Lair"-is a rollicking ride, full of adventure, heroism, danger and excitement! (more...)

Philadelphia Orchestra and Director Yannick Announce 2017-18 Season - Tosca, WEST SIDE STORY and More!Philadelphia Orchestra and Director Yannick Announce 2017-18 Season - Tosca, WEST SIDE STORY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin and President and CEO Allison Vulgamore today released The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2017-18 season. Nezet-Seguin begins his sixth season in Philadelphia with a commitment to lead the world-renowned ensemble through at least 2025-26, continuing a relationship between music director and musicians that has garnered praise around the globe. (more...)

Armel Opera Festival Presents Free Concert Next Week at Carnegie Hall Featuring Young Virtuosos From HungaryArmel Opera Festival Presents Free Concert Next Week at Carnegie Hall Featuring Young Virtuosos From Hungary
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

There is a special FREE concert next week on Wednesday, March 1 at 8:00 pm at Well Recital Hall (Carnegie Hall). Young Virtuosos From Hungary - TAMÁS KÖKENY, DOUBLE BASS AND FRIENDS. (more...)

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY on Digital HD March 24th and Blu-ray April 4thROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY on Digital HD March 24th and Blu-ray April 4th
by Movies News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Announced today on The Star Wars Show and StarWars.com, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” will be coming home on Digital HD on March 24th and Blu-ray on April 4th.  This news comes on the heels of the start of production announcement of the untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story.  “Rogue One” has established its place within the Star Wars universe and the hearts of moviegoers, becoming the seventh highest-grossing film of all time in the U.S.  (more...)

Classical Guitarist Dimitris Dekavallas Comes to the MACClassical Guitarist Dimitris Dekavallas Comes to the MAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The New England Guitar Society's International Performer concert series will continue with guitarist Dimitris Dekavallas on Saturday, March 11that 8 pm. Born in Athens/Greece, Dimitris discovered the guitar at the age of five. After receiving numerous scholarships, he studied at the Royal Academy of Music with such luminaries as John Williams and David Russell. He then launched an international career, which includes concerts on four continents, CD releases and awards at competitions. His Milford program on March 11th will include virtuoso guitar favorites by Mertz, Giuliani, Piazzolla, Villa-Lobos and more. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Return to Chicago for the First Time in 10 Years with the Boston PopsBernadette Peters to Return to Chicago for the First Time in 10 Years with the Boston Pops
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Three-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters makes her Auditorium Theatre debut, and her first Chicago appearance in over 10 years, on March 31 when she joins the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra for a special, one-night-only performance.  (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces FILMS IN CONCERT As Part Of 2017-2018 SeasonUtah Symphony Announces FILMS IN CONCERT As Part Of 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Building upon the audience excitement for film screenings  coupled with live orchestra playing the soundtrack, the Utah Symphony proudly announced the creation of a Films in Concert series on its 2017-18 season featuring four orchestra presentations paired with motion pictures on the big screen at Abravanel Hall. (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces 2017-2018Utah Symphony Announces 2017-2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Music Director Thierry Fischer and President & CEO Paul Meecham today announced the Utah Symphony's 2017-18 season, which includes a Saint-Saens symphony cycle recorded live for the Hyperion label, marking the first recording of the composer's complete symphonies by an American orchestra. (more...)

Grand Rapids Symphony's 2017-18 Season Paves the Way Back to Carnegie HallGrand Rapids Symphony's 2017-18 Season Paves the Way Back to Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Nearly 12 years ago, the Grand Rapids Symphony capped off its 75th anniversary season with a trip to the Big Apple and a concert in New York City's Carnegie Hall. The Grand Rapids Symphony, under its new Music Director Marcelo Lehninger, will return to Carnegie Hall near the end of its 88th season in April 2018. (more...)

Philly Pops Announces Next Season Lineup Including Sinatra, Star Wars, Elton John, Leonard Bernstein, Classic Rock, Broadway, and MorePhilly Pops Announces Next Season Lineup Including Sinatra, Star Wars, Elton John, Leonard Bernstein, Classic Rock, Broadway, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The Philly POPS announced its 2017/18 concert season today. Subscriptions for the new season go on sale at noon. (more...)

Pacific Symphony SUMMERFEST Makes Grand Debut at OC Fair's Pacific AmphitheatrePacific Symphony SUMMERFEST Makes Grand Debut at OC Fair's Pacific Amphitheatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

An exciting new chapter begins for Pacific Symphony and the Orange County community, when the orchestra settles into its brand new summer home at the OC Fair & Event Center (located in the heart of Costa Mesa), where the Symphony will be in residence during the 2017 summer season! (more...)

Pacific Symphony Announces SUMMERFESTPacific Symphony Announces SUMMERFEST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

An exciting new chapter begins for Pacific Symphony and the Orange County community, when the orchestra settles into its brand new summer home at the OC Fair & Event Center (located in the heart of Costa Mesa), where the Symphony will be in residence during the 2017 summer season! (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces Deer Valley Music Festival 2017 Lineup, Includes Leslie Odom Jr. And MoreUtah Symphony Announces Deer Valley Music Festival 2017 Lineup, Includes Leslie Odom Jr. And More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Utah Symphony | Utah Opera today announced its lineup for the 2017 Deer Valley® Music Festival in Park City, Utah. Highlights of the five-week, 16-concert music festival, which begins on July 1, 2017 and runs through August 5, 2017. (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces Encore Presentation of Violins of Hope Education ConcertThe Cleveland Orchestra Announces Encore Presentation of Violins of Hope Education Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Following the success of the 2015 Violins of Hope Education Concerts performed by The Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall for nearly 10,000 students, thousands more will enjoy encore presentations of the Violins of Hope Education Concert March 8-10. (more...)

Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List!Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

A diverse all-star lineup of GRAMMY Award nominees, GRAMMY winners, entertainers and film and TV stars took stage last ight for THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS (more...)

NY Philharmonic Announces 2017-18 SeasonNY Philharmonic Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The New York Philharmonic welcomes Music Director Designate Jaap van Zweden in 2017-18, a season that celebrates the Philharmonic's greatest strengths and essential commitments while looking to the future as an innovative, global ensemble, spotlighting its musicians and partners, dedication to new music, wide-ranging repertoire, education programs, and accessibility. (more...)

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and Pianist Lambert Orkis to Tour the U.S., Spring 2017Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and Pianist Lambert Orkis to Tour the U.S., Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Globally-renowned violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and her longtime musical partner pianist Lambert Orkis give 11 performances across the United States in Spring 2017. The duo have spent nearly 30 years making music together, resulting in numerous successful Deutsche Grammophon recordings, earning Grammy® Awards, an ECHO Award, as well as a Choc de l'Année Award. The recital program will be played in seven cities including San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall, New York's Carnegie Hall and Washington DC's Kennedy Center, with a program including works by Sebastian Currier – who previously wrote a number of other works for Mrs. Mutter such as Aftersong (1994) and Ringtone Variations (2013) - Mozart, Respighi, and Saint-Saëns. Mrs. Mutter concludes the tour with a four-date engagement with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andris Nelsons, where the concert program features selections by Tchaikovsky and Nostalghia by Toru Takemitsu, which Mrs. Mutter played at her 35th Anniversary concert of her Japanese debut. (more...)

STAR WARS Film Concert Series to Feature Iconic Scores Performed Live To FilmSTAR WARS Film Concert Series to Feature Iconic Scores Performed Live To Film
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will present the World Premiere of the Star Wars Film Concert Series featuring screenings of the complete films A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and The Force Awakens with Oscar-winning composer John Williams' musical scores performed live to the films. The concerts will be led by acclaimed conductor David Newman. (more...)

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