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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
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...)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra to Perform Pair of Summer ConcertsAtlanta Symphony Orchestra to Perform Pair of Summer Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra today announced two summer concerts. On Thursday, June 16, 8:00 p.m., the Orchestra will perform Great American Music at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, and on Saturday, June 25, 8:00 p.m.,The Music of The Eagles: A Tribute to Glenn Frey, at Chastain Park Amphitheatre. (more...)

Bowie, Motown, FINAL FANTASY, Queen and Seth MacFarlane Set for Houston Symphony's Summer 2016 SeriesBowie, Motown, FINAL FANTASY, Queen and Seth MacFarlane Set for Houston Symphony's Summer 2016 Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The Houston Symphony announces the full lineup for its Summer Concert Series at Jones Hall. Tickets for the Summer Concert Series, which begins mid-June, are now on sale to the general public. (more...)

Prolific Composer James Newton Howard to Receive BMI's 2016 Icon AwardProlific Composer James Newton Howard to Receive BMI's 2016 Icon Award
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, will present the BMI Icon Award for outstanding career achievement to prolific composer James Newton Howard at the Company's 2016 Film & Television Awards. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Releases Schedule for Upcoming Pops! SeasonPacific Symphony Releases Schedule for Upcoming Pops! Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—April 11, 2016—The stars come out for seven sensational concerts showcasing major names, top talent and a plethora of indelible music for Pacific Symphony's 2016-17 Pops season! Led for the 26th year by acclaimed Principal Pops Conductor Richard Kaufman, the lighter side of the Symphony opens with the return of multiple Grammy Award-winner Amy Grant. Then, sit back and enjoy some good-natured hilarity when the hit movie “Home Alone” returns to the screen with the Symphony performing the score live! For the holidays, share the spirit of the season with The Ten Tenors, and spend Valentine's Day weekend with Michael Bolton. Get an early jump on summer with The Beach Boys, before being treated to the unique humor and talent of Jason Alexander, best known for his role in “Seinfeld.” Finally, a tribute to the legend responsible for so many unforgettable movie tunes—John Williams—finishes out this incredible season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New York Pops Presents The Music of John WilliamsPhoto Coverage: The New York Pops Presents The Music of John Williams
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 9, 2016

On April 8, 2016, at 8:00PM, The New York Pops took center stage at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage in The Music of John Williams: From Spielberg to Star Wars. Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke lead the orchestra in a celebration of the work of legendary film composer John Williams, with a strong focus on his collaborations with Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg. The orchestra breathed life into some of cinema's most iconic scores, including selections from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Jurassic Park. The concert also included a look at Williams' seminal scoring of the Star Wars films, from their beginnings in the 1970s to today's The Force Awakens. BroadwayWorld was there for the big event, and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New York Pops Rehearses for The Film Music of John WilliamsPhoto Coverage: The New York Pops Rehearses for The Film Music of John Williams
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 8, 2016

Some of the best music plays when the credits roll and it's playing at Carnegie Hall tonight. (more...)

Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for Concert SeasonOakland Symphony Youth Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Oakland, CA, April 6, 2016—The Oakland Symphony and Music Director Michael Morgan have announced the 2016-2017 season, which will feature a signature mix of adventurous and wide-ranging music including a new violin concerto, a monumental choral work, a “lost” Romantic symphony, a trio as guest soloists, music from the time of the Black Panthers, an ebullient American musical theater gem and more. The six-concert season runs October 14, 2016, through May 19, 2017, at the Paramount Theatre with pre-concert talks, lobby entertainment and drinks beginning one hour before each performance. In addition, the organization has announced details of the Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra's three-concert 2016-2017 season. Oakland Symphony Classical Series five-concert season subscriptions are priced $80-$355 and are on sale now; single tickets, priced $20-$75, go on sale August 15 at www.oaklandsymphony.org Complete Oakland Symphony and Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra season schedules may be found below. (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces More Details for 2016 Deer Valley Music FestivalUtah Symphony Announces More Details for 2016 Deer Valley Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Utah Symphony | Utah Opera today announced three additional performances and an additional soloist for its 2016 Deer Valley Music Festival. (more...)

Itzhak Perlman with Rohan de Silva Set for MPAC, 5/7Itzhak Perlman with Rohan de Silva Set for MPAC, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Itzhak Perlman, the reigning virtuoso of the violin, performs in conjunction with pianist Rohan de Silva at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 8 pm. Tickets are $79 - $129. (more...)

Hogwarts Has Arrived In Hollywood!!Hogwarts Has Arrived In Hollywood!!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Universal Studios Hollywood marked the opening of 'The Wizarding World of Harry Potter' with legendary Oscar, Emmy, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Grammy award-winning composer John Williams conducting the L.A. Philharmonic synchronized to a spectacularly choreographed three dimensional digital lighting projection on Hogwarts castle. A dynamic fireworks display followed to signal the much-anticipated arrival of this incredibly immersive land. (more...)

California Symphony Announces 30th SeasonCalifornia Symphony Announces 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

The California Symphony celebrates its 30th season in 2016-17 and its fourth season with Music Director Donato Cabrera, with a year of special programming that highlights the music by a Young American Composer-in-Residence program alumnus on each of its six concerts at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. Throughout its 30-year history, the Orchestra has made American repertoire its special focus, nurturing and commissioning work from emerging American composers as well as performing the most revered core classical repertoire. (more...)

Rita Moreno, Soprano Maria Valdes & More on Tap for Las Vegas Philharmonic's 2016-17 Concert SeasonRita Moreno, Soprano Maria Valdes & More on Tap for Las Vegas Philharmonic's 2016-17 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

The Las Vegas Philharmonic's 2016 - 2017 concert season sets the course for discovery and time-honored tradition with sixteen beautifully curated performances by Music Director Donato Cabrera that will showcase the artistry of our orchestra and explore the lush depths of music shared throughout history in addition to significant works premiered today.  (more...)

LGBAC to Honor Stephen Schwartz at Symphony Space; Liz Callaway to Perform!LGBAC to Honor Stephen Schwartz at Symphony Space; Liz Callaway to Perform!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

The Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps (LGBAC) is set to honor award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz with its 2016 Profile in Leadership Award for his outstanding musical achievements and contributions to the LGBTQ community. (more...)

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