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Leroy Anderson News

Date Of Birth:
June 29, 1908
Date Of Death:
May 18, 1975 (66)
Birth Place:
Cambridge, MA, USA
Gender:
Male
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Jeffrey Biegel to Perform at DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 5/30Jeffrey Biegel to Perform at DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

American pianist Jeffrey Biegel will be in concert on Saturday, May 30 presenting Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Gershwin as the sixth program of 5 @ 5 at DiMenna, a solo piano performance series curated by Mirian Conti, at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

The Pacific Symphony Presents HERB ALPERT & LANI HALL, 6/4-6The Pacific Symphony Presents HERB ALPERT & LANI HALL, 6/4-6
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Legendary trumpet-and-voice duo Herb Alpert and Lani Hall bring their unique mix of jazz, world and American pop music to Pacific Symphony for the final concert of the 2014-15 Pops Series. Joining musical forces in 2006, each half of this musical power couple brings an impressive résumé to the table. As a solo artist and leader of the Tijuana Brass, Alpert has sold more than 72 million records and placed 28 albums on the Billboard charts, including five at No. 1. His 2014 album, “Steppin' Out,” earned him his ninth Grammy Award, and in 2013, he was honored with the National Medal of Arts. His wife and music partner, Hall, rose to fame in 1966 as the lead singer of Sergio Mendes' group, Brasil '66. The two met and became friends when Brasil '66 was signed to A&M records by its co-founder, Alpert. Hall has the distinction of recording more than 22 albums in three different languages, four alongside her husband, and she earned a Grammy for her album, “Es Facil Amar.” (more...)

The Pacific Symphony Presents THE CHIEFTAINS, 3/19-21The Pacific Symphony Presents THE CHIEFTAINS, 3/19-21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Highly regarded for popularizing traditional Irish folk music across the world, “The Chieftains” bring their bagpipes, banjos and exciting musicality to Pacific Symphony Pops for an extension of this year's St. Patrick's Day celebrations! Co-founder Paddy Moloney and his band have won six Grammy Awards, released 58 albums and performed everywhere from Carnegie Hall to the Great Wall of China. By collaborating with contemporary musicians across multiple genres—Pavarotti, Van Morrison, Ziggy Marley and Elvis Costello, to name a few—The Chieftains have enjoyed more than 50 years at the top of the modern music charts. Their international fame stems from their ability to transcend musical boundaries to blend tradition with modern music. The music on their new album, “Voice of Ages,” remains as fresh and relevant as when they first began. (more...)

NY Philharmonic to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Concerts in the Parks This SummerNY Philharmonic to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Concerts in the Parks This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

In June 2015 the New York Philharmonic will mark the 50th anniversary of its historic Concerts in the Parks, the iconic series of free outdoor performances that has been enjoyed by more than 14 million concertgoers since it was introduced in August 1965. The centerpiece of the Philharmonic's celebration will be five free performances throughout the boroughs of New York City, June 17-23, 2015; this will be complemented by a variety of activities, ranging from performances to crowdsourcing memories of parks concerts, and other online and educational projects. (more...)

Irontom's New Track 'Feel Good' Now Available to DownloadIrontom's New Track 'Feel Good' Now Available to Download
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Los Angeles based five-piece Irontom have been making waves in their hometown for years and are now ready to make their mark nationwide. (more...)

Hershey Symphony Orchestra Presents Holiday Spectacular 2014 TonightHershey Symphony Orchestra Presents Holiday Spectacular 2014 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Hershey Symphony Orchestra presents its annual holiday concert, Holiday Spectacular 2014, tonight, December 5, 2014 at 8 p.m. at the Hershey Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Keith Lockhart Discusses Flaherty and Ahrens and the Holiday PopsBWW Interview: Keith Lockhart Discusses Flaherty and Ahrens and the Holiday Pops
by Joseph F. Panarello - Dec 4, 2014

Maestro Lockhart talks about the Holiday Pops concerts and the new work Flaherty and Ahrens have written for the Pops (more...)

'Santa Claus is Coming to Town' Tops ASCAP's List of Holiday Songs of the Century 'Santa Claus is Coming to Town' Tops ASCAP's List of Holiday Songs of the Century
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

This year, ASCAP brings its 100th birthday celebration into the holiday season by unwrapping the top 30 ASCAP holiday songs of all time. Topping the list is 'Santa Claus Is Coming to Town,' written by Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie. (more...)

Buffalo Philharmonic Unveils Holiday Season ScheduleBuffalo Philharmonic Unveils Holiday Season Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

As the holidays approach, this is the time of year when everyone's thoughts turn towards creating lasting family memories and enjoying traditions. The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is offering four chances to experience the joy of music and magic of the holidays with exciting, high-quality performances infused with the spirit of the season. (more...)

IRONTOM Reveal New Music Video With Guest Appearance by Charlie Sheen!IRONTOM Reveal New Music Video With Guest Appearance by Charlie Sheen!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Premiering with more of a yell than a whisper, Los Angeles based five piece Irontom are here to turn the rock scene on its head. (more...)

Hershey Symphony Orchestra to Present Holiday Spectacular 2014, 12/5Hershey Symphony Orchestra to Present Holiday Spectacular 2014, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Hershey Symphony Orchestra presents its annual holiday concert, Holiday Spectacular 2014, Friday, December 5, 2014 at 8 p.m. at the Hershey Theatre. (more...)

The CSO's Holiday Pops to Return with New Works for 2014The CSO's Holiday Pops to Return with New Works for 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

For the CSO's 2014 Holiday Pops, chorus master and conductor Ronald Jenkins, who conceived the program in 1983 and has since conducted all 93 performances, has selected a program of seasonal favorites infused with seven all-new pieces to be performed by more than 250 musicians, vocalists, and dancers. Jenkins and the musicians of the CSO will be joined by the Columbus Symphony Chorus, Columbus Children's Choir, dancers Justin Gibbs and Joanie Evans, children from BalletMet, narrator Steven Crawford, and of course, Mr. and Mrs. Claus for a heartwarming holiday spectacular and beloved annual Columbus tradition. (more...)

Handel's MESSIAH, Gershwin and More Set for New York Philharmonic's 2014 Holiday ConcertsHandel's MESSIAH, Gershwin and More Set for New York Philharmonic's 2014 Holiday Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

The New York Philharmonic's 2014 holiday season presents classic masterpieces and seasonal favorites, the return of a former Philharmonic principal and debuts, and continuing and new traditions. This year's schedule includes the annual Holiday Brass concert, this time with former Principal Trumpet Philip Smith returning to host and conduct the complete New York Philharmonic Brass and Percussion sections; Handel's Messiah, led by Baroque specialist Gary Thor Wedow; the first-annual Holidays with the Philharmonic, led by Constantine Kitsopoulos and featuring a carol sing-along and The Night Before Christmas, narrated by Academy Award winner and New York Philharmonic Board Member Whoopi Goldberg (December 19) and humorist, journalist, and actor Mo Rocca (December 20), both in their Philharmonic debuts; and New Year's Eve: A Gershwin Celebration led by Bramwell Tovey and featuring vocalists Dianne Reeves, in her Philharmonic debut, and Norm Lewis, returning after his debut in the Philharmonic's production of Show Boat. The New Year's Eve concert will be telecast live nationally on Live From Lincoln Center on PBS stations. (more...)

BPO Scheduled to Perform at Erie County Fair, 8/6BPO Scheduled to Perform at Erie County Fair, 8/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

BUFFALO, NY - The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of JoAnn Falletta, is opening the 175th Erie County Fair with an 'American Voices' concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 6. Many opportunities for photo and video exist during this day. The orchestra will rehearse for this concert from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Fair's Grandstand on August 6. Individual musicians will be available for appearances until 7 p.m. Please contact Kate Jenkins if you are interested in speaking with a musician. The concert begins at 8 p.m. at the Grandstand. It features music by Aaron Copland, Duke Ellington and Leroy Anderson, and concludes with a fireworks show. Contact Holly Smyczynski for site-related assistance. Photographers and videographers are welcome to shoot up to 30 minutes total during rehearsal and during the concert. Video used may represent up to a three-minute excerpt of one work or up to five minutes of multiple works. Photographers are asked to refrain from using flash at the evening concert. As Buffalo's cultural ambassador, the Grammy Award-winning Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra under the leadership of music director JoAnn Falletta presents more than 100 concerts each year. Since 1940, the orchestra's home has been Kleinhans Music Hall, a National Historic Landmark with a reputation as one of the finest concert halls in the United States. During the tenure of JoAnn Falletta, the BPO has rekindled its history of radio broadcasts and recordings, including the release of 29 new recordings on the Naxos and Beau Fleuve labels. For more information about the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, visit www.bpo.org. (more...)

The New York Philharmonic Adds Changes and Updates to It's 2014-15 SeasonThe New York Philharmonic Adds Changes and Updates to It's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Following is an updated chronological listing incorporating changes to the New York Philharmonic's 2014–15 season since the artists and programs for the season were announced on January 22, 2014. Highlights include: (more...)

WQXR Launches New Summer Series MICHAEL FEINSTEIN'S AMERICAN POPS TonightWQXR Launches New Summer Series MICHAEL FEINSTEIN'S AMERICAN POPS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Starting tonight, July 9, 2014 at 10pm, WQXR will launch 'Michael Feinstein's American Pops,' a new series of one-hour shows that explores a chapter of twentieth-century music that is popular for seasonal concerts, but not conventionally considered part of the classical cannon. (more...)

WQXR to Launch New Summer Series MICHAEL FEINSTEIN'S AMERICAN POPS, 7/9WQXR to Launch New Summer Series MICHAEL FEINSTEIN'S AMERICAN POPS, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

Starting on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 10pm, WQXR will launch 'Michael Feinstein's American Pops,' a new series of one-hour shows that explores a chapter of twentieth-century music that is popular for seasonal concerts, but not conventionally considered part of the classical cannon. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Thousand Oaks - Week of 6/08/2014Now Playing Onstage in Thousand Oaks - Week of 6/08/2014
by BWW - Jun 8, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/08/2014 for Thousand Oaks (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 6/01/2014Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 6/01/2014
by BWW - Jun 1, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/01/2014 for Little Rock (more...)

Michael Feinstein & BJ Ward Set for York's THE MARSHALL BARER PROJECT, 6/10Michael Feinstein & BJ Ward Set for York's THE MARSHALL BARER PROJECT, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

The York Theatre Company celebrates the great American lyricist Marshall Barer (Once Upon a Mattress) with a special concert event, The Marshall Barer Project, a musical tour through the life, career and mind of a man whose songs are shimmering jewels from the American Songbook. Starring BJ Ward with special guest Michael Feinstein. Directed by Gordon Hunt, The Marshall Barer Project will play two performances only on Tuesday June 10, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (Citicorp Building, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

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