Leroy Anderson News

Date of Birth: June 29, 1908
Date of Death: May 18, 1975 (66)
Birth Place: Cambridge, MA, USA
Gender: Male
The Elisabeth Morrow School Orchestra Perform Holiday Prelude in NJPAC's Lobby; Violin Camerata Will Perform Live on Stage with The Piano GuysThe Elisabeth Morrow School Orchestra Perform Holiday Prelude in NJPAC's Lobby; Violin Camerata Will Perform Live on Stage with The Piano Guys
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) is proud to present The Piano Guys' on Friday, December 9th at 8pm. A special addition to this show will be the inclusion of eight Elisabeth Morrow School students who were selected out of a competitive audition by Elisabeth Morrow's Music Director, Amelia Gold. The Camerata of accomplished 14-year-old violinists - Names below: (more...)

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Presents HOLIDAY POPS!, 12/17Princeton Symphony Orchestra Presents HOLIDAY POPS!, 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

n Saturday, December 17, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) Holiday POPS! Seasonal Delights concert embraces the spirit of the season with the Princeton High School Choir and New Jersey Tap Ensemble at 4 pm and 7 pm performances led by Music Director Rossen Milanov at Richardson Auditorium on Princeton University Campus. The festive program includes March of the Toys by Victor Herbert, "Christmas Concerto" by Arcangelo Corelli, selections from Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker, and Robert Shaw's The Many Moods of Christmas. Of course, no Holiday POPS! concert is complete without the tradition of the audience joining in on carols arranged by Leroy Anderson. (more...)

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Releases New Recording, Featuring Kleinhan ConcertsBuffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Releases New Recording, Featuring Kleinhan Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and music is a major part of the celebration. (more...)

Hershey Symphony Presents Holiday Concert, 12/3Hershey Symphony Presents Holiday Concert, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

The Hershey Symphony Orchestra will present two performances of its annual holiday concert, Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 2 p.m and 7 p.m. at the Hershey Theatre. (more...)

The CSO's Annual Holiday Pops to Ring In the Season This DecemberThe CSO's Annual Holiday Pops to Ring In the Season This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

An annual Columbus tradition since 1983, the CSO's Holiday Pops is the creation of chorus master and conductor Ronald Jenkins who has led all of its 100 performances to date. In 2016, Jenkins, the musicians of the Columbus Symphony, and vocalists of the Columbus Symphony Chorus, will be joined by the New World Singers of the Columbus Children's Choir, dancers Justin Gibbs and Joanie Evans, dancers from the BalletMet Academy, narrator Steven Crawford, and of course, Mr. and Mrs. Claus for this heartwarming holiday spectacular. (more...)

BWW Review: Michigan Philharmonic Phright Night A Huge SuccessBWW Review: Michigan Philharmonic Phright Night A Huge Success
by Anton Anderssen - Oct 24, 2016

The Michigan Philharmonic performed its annual Phright Night concert last Saturday at the PARC in Plymouth; as always, it was a huge success. The symphony harvested some scary tunes at its beloved Halloween POPS concert.  Maestro Nan Washburn entered the building on her motorized scooter, drawing thunderous applause from patrons. She opened the concert using a large wooden spoon as her conductor's baton, then quickly switched it out with a professional one.  The selections were wonderful, and very much a treat for the ears. (more...)

Rita Moreno Joins California Symphony For PETER & THE WOLF, 12/20-12/21Rita Moreno Joins California Symphony For PETER & THE WOLF, 12/20-12/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera ring in the holiday season with two special concerts starring beloved actress Rita Moreno, who narrates Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf in performances with the Orchestra December 20 at 7:30 pm and December 21 at 4 pm at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. (more...)

Alex Beyer, Julianne Boyd and Bart Roccoberton, Jr. Set for This Week's State of the ARTS on WPKN-FMAlex Beyer, Julianne Boyd and Bart Roccoberton, Jr. Set for This Week's State of the ARTS on WPKN-FM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Pianist Alex Beyer, Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Director of UConn Puppet Arts Program Bart Roccoberton, Jr., are highlighted this week (Today, June 24) on State of the ARTS which airs LIVE every Todayfrom 12noon to 1pm on WPKN-FM (89.5) in Bridgeport, Connecticut. (more...)

Alex Beyer, Julianne Boyd and Bart Roccoberton, Jr. Set for This Week's State of the ARTS on WPKN-FMAlex Beyer, Julianne Boyd and Bart Roccoberton, Jr. Set for This Week's State of the ARTS on WPKN-FM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Pianist Alex Beyer, Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Director of UConn Puppet Arts Program Bart Roccoberton, Jr., are highlighted this week (Friday, June 24) on State of the ARTS which airs LIVE every Fridayfrom 12noon to 1pm on WPKN-FM (89.5) in Bridgeport, Connecticut. (more...)

BWW Interview: Keith Lockhart Discusses Mandy Patinkin, Sutton Foster and MoreBWW Interview: Keith Lockhart Discusses Mandy Patinkin, Sutton Foster and More
by Joseph F. Panarello - May 2, 2016

Maestro Keith Lockhart chats about Mandy Patinkin, Sutton Foster and the 2016 season of the Boston Pops (more...)

LeRoy Anderson Releases JOIE DE VIVRELeRoy Anderson Releases JOIE DE VIVRE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

LeRoy Anderson, a husband, father, grandfather, retired bank senior manager, traveler, gardener, photographer, devoted writer and author, has completed his newest work 'Joie De Vivre': a passionately crafted and vividly illustrated work of non-fiction. (more...)

Photo Flash: LA Lawyers Philharmonic and Celebrity Guests Harmonize to Help Veterans and Homeless FamiliesPhoto Flash: LA Lawyers Philharmonic and Celebrity Guests Harmonize to Help Veterans and Homeless Families
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Lawyers and judges who are talented musicians of the LA Lawyers Philharmonic will join celebrity guests to make beautiful music in harmony to help veterans and homeless families today, March 3rd, 2016 at 7:30 pm.  With selections from South Pacific and Guys & Dolls, this fabulous 'pops' concert supports Salvation Army charities (Westwood Transitional Village, Bessie & David Pregerson Child Development Center & GrowGood urban farm).  (more...)

Photo Flash: LA Lawyers Philharmonic and Celebrity Guests Harmonize to Help Veterans and Homeless FamiliesPhoto Flash: LA Lawyers Philharmonic and Celebrity Guests Harmonize to Help Veterans and Homeless Families
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2016

Lawyers and judges who are talented musicians of the LA Lawyers Philharmonic will join celebrity guests to make beautiful music in harmony to help veterans and homeless families on Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 at 7:30 pm.  With selections from South Pacific and Guys & Dolls, this fabulous 'pops' concert supports Salvation Army charities (Westwood Transitional Village, Bessie & David Pregerson Child Development Center & GrowGood urban farm).  (more...)

Sutton Foster, Seth MacFarlane, Marin Mazzie, Mandy Patinkin and More Slated for Boston Pops' 2016 SeasonSutton Foster, Seth MacFarlane, Marin Mazzie, Mandy Patinkin and More Slated for Boston Pops' 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

We have a feeling Broadway fans are going to love the 2016 Boston Pops season, running May 6-June 18, under the direction of conductor Keith Lockhart. Featuring classic Boston Pops programming, including film scores of the silver screen, ballads from Broadway and the great American Songbook, classic rock anthems, and a Gospel Night spectacular, along with an impressive lineup of Boston Pops debuts, new programs that spotlight the best of the worlds of dance and puppetry, and the return of last year's audience favorite -- Pops On Demand: You Choose the Tunes -- the lineup features a slew of Broadway talent, including Sutton Foster, Mandy Patinkin, and Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley. (more...)

Pianist Katya Grineva to Make 15th Solo Appearance at Carnegie Hall for Holiday Concert, TodayPianist Katya Grineva to Make 15th Solo Appearance at Carnegie Hall for Holiday Concert, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2015

Celebrating her 15th solo appearance at Carnegie Hall, classical pianist Katya Grineva presents an evening of holiday music and virtuoso romantic masterpieces for one night only, Today, December 26th at 8:00 p.m. The Russian native, whose dream it was to one day play at the iconic venue, is the first woman to perform as a soloist at Carnegie this many times. Known for her deep connetion to the Romantics, Katya mixes staples by Mozart and Chopin with various seasonal chestnuts. Performing works from her latest album A Classical Holiday, Katya showcases new arrangements of Christmas classics including Silent Night, Sleigh Ride, and My Favorite Things as well as traditional carols and pieces from The Nutcracker. (See below for complete program.) (more...)

Classical Pianist Katya Grineva to Perform Holiday Concert at Carnegie Hall, TodayClassical Pianist Katya Grineva to Perform Holiday Concert at Carnegie Hall, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2015

Celebrating her 15th solo appearance at Carnegie Hall, classical pianist Katya Grineva presents an evening of holiday music and virtuoso romantic masterpieces for one night only, Today, December 26th at 8:00 p.m. The Russian native, whose dream it was to one day play at the iconic venue, is the first woman to perform as a soloist at Carnegie this many times. Known for her deep connetion to the Romantics, Katya mixes staples by Mozart and Chopin with various seasonal chestnuts. Performing works from her latest album A Classical Holiday, Katya showcases new arrangements of Christmas classics including Silent Night, Sleigh Ride, and My Favorite Things as well as traditional carols and pieces from The Nutcracker. (See below for complete program.) (more...)

Meghan Trainor & More Pop Stars Add New Favorites to ASCAP's Holiday Song CanonMeghan Trainor & More Pop Stars Add New Favorites to ASCAP's Holiday Song Canon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The winter holidays are 'The Most Wonderful Time of the Year' for Americans, and the trove of beloved ASCAP holiday songs have traditionally been the soundtrack of the season. (more...)

BWW Review: Well-Strung Make the Holidays Brighter with A WELL-STRUNG CHRISTMASBWW Review: Well-Strung Make the Holidays Brighter with A WELL-STRUNG CHRISTMAS
by David Clarke - Dec 12, 2015

Well-Strung, the celebrated boy band string quartet, are gleefully following in the footsteps of their predecessors. With A Well-Strung Christmas, the charming foursome gives plenty of reasons for us all to put aside our copies of New Kids on the Block's Merry, Merry Christmas and 'N SYNC's Home For Christmas. They also leave us asking Santa to turn this show into an album in time for Christmas 2016 too. (more...)

Chris Jamison, Finalist on 'The Voice', Makes First Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Appearance, TodayChris Jamison, Finalist on 'The Voice', Makes First Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Appearance, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

The holiday season brings family, fun, togetherness and music! Experience all of that and more at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's annual holiday celebration, Highmark Holiday Pops, on December 11-13 and December 19 and 20 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

DePue Brothers Band to Bring 'A Magical Grassical Christmas' to Sellersville Theater, TodayDePue Brothers Band to Bring 'A Magical Grassical Christmas' to Sellersville Theater, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

The highly respected and multi-talented DePue Brothers Band will brighten the Sellersville holiday stage with their show "A Magical Grassical Christmas" today December 11 at 8 p.m. The Philly-based band will incorporate many songs from their holiday-themed CD When It's Christmas Time, which combines their classical roots with blue grass, jazz, rock, fusion and more. Tickets are priced from $33 to $45. For ticket information, visit www.st94.com. Special to this concert is the guest appearance of up to 18 talented musicians from the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) and the Youth Orchestra of Bucks County (YOBC). (more...)

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