Keith Lockhart News

Tony & Two-Time Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday Comes to San Francisco 7/21Tony & Two-Time Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday Comes to San Francisco 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Tony and two-time Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday will bring Jennifer Holliday: In a Mellow Tone to San Francisco's Marines' Memorial Theatre (609 Sutter St.) for one performance only - Friday, July 21 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Brevard Music Center Summer Festival to Present E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL IN CONCERTBrevard Music Center Summer Festival to Present E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of Steven Spielberg's iconic movie-'E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial'-the Brevard Music Center (BMC) presents the complete film with live symphony orchestra led by Maestro Constantine Kitsopoulos in his BMC debut at Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium. (more...)

Jennifer Holliday to Bring 'MELLOW TONE' to Marines' Memorial TheatreJennifer Holliday to Bring 'MELLOW TONE' to Marines' Memorial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Tony and two-time Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday will bring Jennifer Holliday: In a Mellow Tone to San Francisco's Marines' Memorial Theatre (609 Sutter St.) for one performance only - Friday, July 21 at 8 p.m. (more...)

More Than $82 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide Includes $10,000 Awarded to Brevard Music CenterMore Than $82 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide Includes $10,000 Awarded to Brevard Music Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017.  Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $10,000 to Brevard Music Center (BMC) to support the 2017 production of the opera, Street Scene, a featured part of BMC's 2017 Kurt Weill Festival.  The NEA received 1,728 Art Works applications and will make 1,029 grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000. (more...)

Utah Symphony's 14th Annual DEER VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL Kicks Off with Patriotic CelebrationUtah Symphony's 14th Annual DEER VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL Kicks Off with Patriotic Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

On Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 7:30 PM, the 14th annual Deer Valley Music Festival opens with guest conductor Jerry Steichen leading Broadway star Lisa Vroman and the Utah Symphony for a special red, white, and blue celebration at Deer Valley Resort's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. Tickets start at $36 for general admission and $15 for youth (ages 8-18), and can be purchased at http://my.usuo.org/single/SelectSeating.aspx?p=18574 (more...)

Brevard Music Center Announces Events for Eclipse WeekendBrevard Music Center Announces Events for Eclipse Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Brevard Music Center (BMC) is thrilled to announce a series of special events on its campus designed to celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017. From special concerts to film screenings to an unprecedented opportunity to stay on the Brevard Music Center campus, Eclipse Weekend @ BMC will delight guests for the entire weekend leading up to Monday's once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse event. (more...)

Pete Townshend's Classic Quadrophenia Announces a Limited Run of U.S. Tour StopsPete Townshend's Classic Quadrophenia Announces a Limited Run of U.S. Tour Stops
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The Who's Pete Townshend is transporting Classic Quadrophenia to U.S. audiences this September for a series of four special performances featuring music legends Pete Townshend, Billy Idol, and acclaimed tenor Alfie Boe. (more...)

Brevard Music Festival 2017 Season Opening Weekend Features Lee Ann WomackBrevard Music Festival 2017 Season Opening Weekend Features Lee Ann Womack
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The Brevard Music Center's 81st anniversary season offers an extraordinary and diverse schedule of musical performances and exciting guest performers. The BMC Presents series, which brings big-name musicians from outside of the classical music tradition to Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium, will welcome Grammy and CMA-award winning country artist Lee Ann Womack to the stage on Saturday, June 24 at 7:30 PM, as part of the Music Festival's Saturday Spectacular, a special part of the opening weekend. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony's PNC Pops Season to Close with 'ELLA & LOUIS'Pittsburgh Symphony's PNC Pops Season to Close with 'ELLA & LOUIS'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing —the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Lawrence Loh celebrate the music of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong during the final weekend of the 2016-2017 PNC Pops season on June 16-18 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Leslie Odom Jr. to Perform; Alan Menken to Premiere New Music at Boston Pops July 4th ConcertLeslie Odom Jr. to Perform; Alan Menken to Premiere New Music at Boston Pops July 4th Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Boston Pops announced today that Tony Award winner and former HAMILTON star Leslie Odom, Jr.  will join previously announced guest artists Andy Grammer and Melissa Etheridge as headliners for the 2017 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, under the direction of Keith Lockhart. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Keith Lockhart Discusses the Boston Pops 2017 SeasonBWW Interview: Keith Lockhart Discusses the Boston Pops 2017 Season
by Joseph F. Panarello - May 16, 2017

Maestro Keith Lockhart talks about Sondheim, Latifah, John Williams and more! (more...)

BWW Review: Boston Pops Open With John Williams Celebration and Special Guest, Queen LatifahBWW Review: Boston Pops Open With John Williams Celebration and Special Guest, Queen Latifah
by Nancy Grossman - May 11, 2017

The 2017 Boston Pops Spring season is a tribute to Boston Pops Conductor Laureate John Williams who celebrates his 85th birthday this year. Opening night featured film and recording star Queen Latifah in her Pops debut and they'll do it all over again tonight. (more...)

Graham Rowat, Mortimer Brewster and More Sign on for BTG's 2017 Summer SeasonGraham Rowat, Mortimer Brewster and More Sign on for BTG's 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces additional casting for BTG's 2017 Summer Season, including Broadway actor, Graham Rowat (most recently featured in the Broadway revival of Sunset Boulevard) as Mortimer in Arsenic and Old Lace. (more...)

NEXT TO NORMAL, Starring Christiane Noll, Extends Again at TheaterWorksNEXT TO NORMAL, Starring Christiane Noll, Extends Again at TheaterWorks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

TheaterWorks announced today that NEXT TO NORMAL will extend again through May 14, 2017. (more...)

Inna Faliks to Continue Yamaha's 6 @ 6 Solo Piano Series This SpringInna Faliks to Continue Yamaha's 6 @ 6 Solo Piano Series This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

6@6 at Yamaha Solo Piano Series presents Inna Faliks in concert on Wednesday, April 12 @ 6:00 PM, as the third program of their 2017 performance series, curated by Mirian Conti, at Yamaha Artists Piano Salon, 689 Fifth Avenue (entrance on 54th street), 3rd floor in Manhattan. (more...)

Mondavi Center Announces 2017-18 SeasonMondavi Center Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis announces its 16th season of performing arts, filled with the leading artists in music, dance, theater and speakers. The season begins on September 22, 2017 with the Mondavi Center debut of Los Tigres Del Norte and concludes May 24, 2018 with the return of the San Francisco Symphony. The season also features the debut performance of The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra led by Keith Lockhart, on April 19, 2018. (more...)

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 9 THE CHORAL, 4/22Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 9 THE CHORAL, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, presents Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, “The Choral” with the Los Angeles Master Chorale and guest soloists Kathryn Mueller, soprano; Suzanna Guzman, mezzo-soprano; Paul Appleby, tenor; and Justin Hopkins, bass, on Saturday, April 22, 2017, 8 pm, Alex Theatre, and Sunday, April 22, 2017, 7 pm, Royce Hall.  (more...)

Amanda Carr with Les Femmes de Chanson Comes to Feinstein's/54 BelowAmanda Carr with Les Femmes de Chanson Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'Amanda Carr with Les Femmes de Chanson'. From A Night in Tunisia to A Night to Remember, this all female, all-star trio delivers an inspired take on the American Songbook. International jazz recording artist Amanda Carr, along with pianist/vocalist Yvonne Monnett and bassist Genevieve Rose have departed from the traditional jazz trio to produce a labor of love that underscores an intimate musical connection, both with each other and the familiar melodies. (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...)

Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces the final production of its upcoming 2017 Summer Season will be Mark Medoff's Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God, which will begin performances on Thursday, June 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. Opening night is set for Saturday, June 24 at 8pm. (more...)

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