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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
Princeton Symphony to Feature Sierra Boggess as Guest Vocalist for POPS! Concert, 2/4Princeton Symphony to Feature Sierra Boggess as Guest Vocalist for POPS! Concert, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

On Saturday, February 4 at 8 pm, The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO)'s Saturday Evening POPS! concert celebrates famous songs and music of the stage and screen with guest vocalist Sierra Boggess and the return of Lucas Richman as host and conductor. The concert highlights iconic melodies from productions which have found success on both stage and screen. Ms. Boggess performs songs from Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Little Mermaid, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Love Never Dies, and In the Good Old Summertime. The evening also includes a tribute to George Gershwin, dance music by Leonard Bernstein from On the Town, and selections from Oliver! and The Producers. The concert takes place at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall on the campus of Princeton University. (more...)

Princeton Symphony to Welcome Sierra Boggess for 'Saturday Evening POPS!' ConcertPrinceton Symphony to Welcome Sierra Boggess for 'Saturday Evening POPS!' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

On Saturday, February 4 at 8 pm, The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO)'s Saturday Evening POPS! concert celebrates famous songs and music of the stage and screen with guest vocalist Sierra Boggess and the return of Lucas Richman as host and conductor. (more...)

2CELLOS to Return to the Fox Theatre with Songs from SCORE Album This Fall2CELLOS to Return to the Fox Theatre with Songs from SCORE Album This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

2CELLOS, music's most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, go to the movies for their new Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks album Score, available March 17, 2017. Bringing 2CELLOS' game-changing sound and style to the most popular melodies ever written for classic and contemporary movies and television, Score will be supported by a world tour presented by AEG Live, making a stop at the Fox Theatre on Friday, October 27 at 7 p.m. (more...)

2CELLOS Take Fans To The Movies Live at the Fabulous Fox Theatre2CELLOS Take Fans To The Movies Live at the Fabulous Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

2CELLOS, music's most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, go to the movies for their new Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks album Score, available March 17, 2017. (more...)

Grand Rapids Pops Announces 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' in ConcertGrand Rapids Pops Announces 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Grand Rapids Pops will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Concert with three performances Jan. 27-28 in DeVos Performance Hall as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. The concert will feature the Grand Rapids Symphony performing, to picture, every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a 40-foot screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams' unforgettable score. (more...)

Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell Join Pacific Symphony's 2016-17 Pops Line-UpMegan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell Join Pacific Symphony's 2016-17 Pops Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Pacific Symphony announces today that award-winning Broadway superstars Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell will join the orchestra's 2016-17 Pops season, replacing previously scheduled Jason Alexander, who was forced to cancel due to an unforeseeable conflict. (more...)

Visiting Orchestras, World Premieres, Films and More Slated for February 2017 with the TSOVisiting Orchestras, World Premieres, Films and More Slated for February 2017 with the TSO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

With two visiting orchestras, classical landmarks by Haydn, Beethoven, and Schumann, high-status guest artists, two World Premieres, and the continuation of the films with live orchestra series, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) offers heart-warming music for the cold month of February. As part of the TSO's Canada Mosaic project, audiences will be treated on several occasions to new, brief orchestral works called Sesquies, to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary. (more...)

BMI Announces 19th Annual Composer/Director RoundtableBMI Announces 19th Annual Composer/Director Roundtable
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®) and Sundance Institute have announced the line-up for the 19th annual Composer/Director Roundtable and 15th annual Snowball during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. (more...)

Works & Process to Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Look at WAR PAINTWorks & Process to Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Look at WAR PAINT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

On Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim offers a behind-the-scenes look at WAR PAINT, the new musical by librettist Doug Wright, composer Scott Frankel, lyricist Michael Korie, and director Michael Greif in advance of the Broadway opening on April 6, 2017. (more...)

Renowned Classical Musician Itzhak Perlman Returns to Van Wezel Performing Arts HallRenowned Classical Musician Itzhak Perlman Returns to Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman returns to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Tuesday, February 7 at 8PM. (more...)

Grant Park Music Festival Announces 2017 SeasonGrant Park Music Festival Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Chicago's Grant Park Music Festival Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar today announced a rich array of programming for the Festival's 2017 season, including a world premiere commission by the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, Aaron Jay Kernis. (more...)

Broadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Will Take Tradition on the Road in 2018Broadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Will Take Tradition on the Road in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

As previously announced, the critically acclaimed Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof will end its run on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 2:00PM. This revival will have played a total of 463 performances when it gives its final bow. Just confirmed, a National Tour is planned beginning in the fall of 2018. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Utah Symphony Performing HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONESTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Utah Symphony Performing HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE
by Stage Tube - Dec 23, 2016

The Utah Symphony will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone tonight, December 23 and 24, 2016 at Abravanel Hall as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series.  Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

The Gold Medalist at the inaugural Parkening International Guitar Competition, Spanish classical guitarist Pablo Sainz Villegas returns to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 2. (more...)

Walt Disney Records Releases ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Original Motion Picture Soundtrack TodayWalt Disney Records Releases ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Today
by Movies News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Walt Disney Records releases today the ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY soundtrack, which features score by Oscar and Grammy award-winning composer Michael Giacchino. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Join the Boston Pops at Auditorium Theatre in MarchBernadette Peters to Join the Boston Pops at Auditorium Theatre in March
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

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 mixed program that features a tribute to George Gershwin and a medley of Broadway hits and classics. (more...)

The HARRY POTTER FILM CONCERT SERIES Makes Its Columbus Debut at the Ohio TheatreThe HARRY POTTER FILM CONCERT SERIES Makes Its Columbus Debut at the Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

As part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series, the Ohio Theatre will host the Columbus premiere of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone In Concert on Saturday and Sunday, March 25 and 26. (more...)

Houston Symphony Announces ET: THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL Live, 2/9Houston Symphony Announces ET: THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL Live, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Led by guest conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos, the one-night-only presentation features a complete screening of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial with a performance of the film's entire score by legendary composer John Williams, a longtime Steven Spielberg collaborator and the Academy Awards' most-nominated living person. (more...)

Houston Symphony Celebrates 35th Anniversary of E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIALHouston Symphony Celebrates 35th Anniversary of E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Houston Symphony announced Friday that concert tickets for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial-Film with Live Orchestra are now on sale. The screening of the blockbuster film with John Williams' Academy Award-winning score performed live to picture will take place at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9, 2017. (more...)

Kerry Washington, James Corden & More Join Steven Spielberg at USC Shoah Foundation Ambassadors for Humanity GalaKerry Washington, James Corden & More Join Steven Spielberg at USC Shoah Foundation Ambassadors for Humanity Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Film composer John Williams will conduct a performance with the Recording Arts Orchestra of Los Angeles and solo violinist Bing Wang at USC Shoah Foundation's Ambassadors for Humanity Gala on Dec. 8 in Los Angeles, honoring Mellody Hobson and George Lucas. (more...)

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