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Date Of Birth:
June 29, 1908
Date Of Death:
May 18, 1975 (66)
Birth Place:
Cambridge, MA, USA
Gender: Male
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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
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 - 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...)

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...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell Rings in the Holiday Season with the Baltimore Symphony OrchestraBrian Stokes Mitchell Rings in the Holiday Season with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
by Charles Shubow - Dec 10, 2015

'Tis the Season with Brian Stokes Mitchell is THE highlight of this holiday season. (more...)

DePue Brothers Band to Bring 'A Magical Grassical Christmas' to Sellersville Theater, 12/11DePue Brothers Band to Bring 'A Magical Grassical Christmas' to Sellersville Theater, 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

The highly respected and multi-talented DePue Brothers Band will brighten the Sellersville holiday stage with their show "A Magical Grassical Christmas" on Friday 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...)

Classical Pianist Katya Grineva to Perform Holiday Concert at Carnegie Hall, 12/26Classical Pianist Katya Grineva to Perform Holiday Concert at Carnegie Hall, 12/26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 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, Saturday, 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...)

BWW Review: THE LOUSH SISTERS LOVE DICK'NS: GREAT EXPECTATIONS at Cleveland Public TheatreBWW Review: THE LOUSH SISTERS LOVE DICK'NS: GREAT EXPECTATIONS at Cleveland Public Theatre
by Roy Berko - Nov 30, 2015

It's that time of year when local theatre offerings center on 'peace on earth' and how each of us should be kind and better (e.g., Great Lakes Theater's A CHRISTMAS CAROL), family holiday memories (Cleveland Play House's A CHRISTMAS STORY), and musical escapes (Beck Center's MARY POPPINS and PlayhouseSquare's ELF). (more...)

Chris Jamison, Finalist on 'The Voice', Makes First Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Appearance, 12/11Chris Jamison, Finalist on 'The Voice', Makes First Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Appearance, 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 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...)

Hershey Symphony Orchestra to Perform Second Holiday Spectacular 2015Hershey Symphony Orchestra to Perform Second Holiday Spectacular 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

?Due to sellout houses, the Hershey Symphony Orchestra will present two performances of its annual holiday concert, Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 2 p.m and 7 p.m. at the Hershey Theatre. (more...)

PSO Holiday POPS! Wonderlands Concert to be Held 12/19PSO Holiday POPS! Wonderlands Concert to be Held 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

On Saturday, December 19 at 4 pm, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) presents Holiday POPS! Wonderlands featuring festive music sparked by imaginative visions of distant lands. Conducted by John Devlin, concert highlights include works by Vaughan-Williams, Tchaikovsky, Humperdinck, and Sibelius. The Princeton High School Choir performs Handel's Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah and arrangements of "I Saw Three Ships" and "Twelve Days of Christmas," accompanied by the orchestra. The traditional sing-along, an arrangement of seasonal favorites by Leroy Anderson, includes the addition of young violinists of El Sistema-Trenton playing alongside PSO professionals. The student musicians also perform David Rimelis' "Three Little Birds/Ode to Joy." (more...)

NJ Festival Orchestra Presents HOME FOR THE HOLIDAY POPS Concert at MPACNJ Festival Orchestra Presents HOME FOR THE HOLIDAY POPS Concert at MPAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

New Jersey Festival Orchestra presents a holiday pops concert, 'Home for the Holidays,' featuring performances by MPAC's Teen Performing Arts Company, Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 3 pm. Tickets are $19-59. (more...)

Pianist Katya Grineva to Make 15th Solo Appearance at Carnegie Hall for Holiday Concert, 12/26Pianist Katya Grineva to Make 15th Solo Appearance at Carnegie Hall for Holiday Concert, 12/26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 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, Saturday, 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...)

CSO's's 2015 HOLIDAY POPS to Feature More Than 300 PerformersCSO's's 2015 HOLIDAY POPS to Feature More Than 300 Performers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

The CSO's Holiday Pops, an annual tradition in Columbus since 1983, was conceived by chorus master and conductor Ronald Jenkins who has also led all of its 96 performances. In 2015, Jenkins, the musicians of the Columbus Symphony, and vocalists of the Columbus Symphony Chorus, will be joined by the Columbus Children's Choir, dancers Justin Gibbs and Joanie Evans, children from BalletMet, narrator Steven Crawford, and of course, Mr. and Mrs. Claus, featuring the talents of more than 300 performers in this heartwarming holiday spectacular. The Sunday matinee concert will be the 100th performance of the CSO's Holiday Pops. (more...)

Megan Hilty Joins Santa Rosa Symphony for 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular TonightMegan Hilty Joins Santa Rosa Symphony for 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2015

The third annual summer season at Weill Hall + Lawn at the Green Music Center (GMC) begins tonight, July 4, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. with an all-American program featuring Broadway and television star Megan Hilty with the Santa Rosa Symphony, led by Principal Pops Conductor Michael Berkowitz. (more...)

PHANTOM's Elizabeth Southard and Gary Mauer Perform with Utah Symphony at Thanksgiving Point TonightPHANTOM's Elizabeth Southard and Gary Mauer Perform with Utah Symphony at Thanksgiving Point Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

The Utah Symphony visits Thanksgiving Point tonight, July 1st at 8:30 p.m. to jumpstart your 4th of July with performances of patriotic pop favorites under the direction of Principal Pops Conductor Jerry Steichen and vocalists Elizabeth Southard and Gary Mauer, previously seen on Broadway and in the National Tour of 'The Phantom of the Opera.' (more...)

PHANTOM's Elizabeth Southard and Gary Mauer to Perform with Utah Symphony at Thanksgiving Point, 7/1PHANTOM's Elizabeth Southard and Gary Mauer to Perform with Utah Symphony at Thanksgiving Point, 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

The Utah Symphony visits Thanksgiving Point on July 1st at 8:30 p.m. to jumpstart your 4th of July with performances of patriotic pop favorites under the direction of Principal Pops Conductor Jerry Steichen and vocalists Elizabeth Southard and Gary Mauer, previously seen on Broadway and in the National Tour of 'The Phantom of the Opera.' (more...)

New York Philharmonic Kicks Off 50th Anniversary 'Share the Stage' Concerts in the Parks TodayNew York Philharmonic Kicks Off 50th Anniversary 'Share the Stage' Concerts in the Parks Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

As part of the New York Philharmonic's celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of its historic Concerts in the Parks, the Philharmonic will present Share the Stage in Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island, inviting local musicians to perform on the stage in their home boroughs before the Orchestra's performances. (more...)

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