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Elmer Bernstein

Date of Death: August 18, 2004 (82)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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[Broadway, 1983]
[Broadway, 1954]



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Hong Kong Philharmonic Reveals Lineup For the Festive Season

Celebrate the holiday season with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, who has announced its lineup for the coming months. Learn more about the lineup here!

Celebrate the Festive Season With the Hong Kong Philharmonic

Let’s celebrate the holiday season with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil)! From Christmas to New Year, the HK Phil will present a line up led by conductors Nicholas Buc, Paolo Bortolameolli and Benjamin Northey.

Plano Symphony Orchestra to Present GHOSTBUSTERS, THE MOVIE Live in Concert

PLANO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA will bring the iconic score to life with GHOSTBUSTERS, THE MOVIE in concert. Experience the Grammy-nominated score performed live as the PSO accompanies the two-time Oscar-nominated film. Don't miss the chart-topping theme song 'Ghostbusters!'

The San Francisco Symphony Reveals Summer Programming

The San Francisco Symphony has announced programming for its summer season, running July 4–August 5 with concerts at Davies Symphony Hall and outdoor performances at Frost Amphitheater at Stanford University, Shoreline Amphitheatre, and Sigmund Stern Grove.

Plano Symphony Orchestra Announces 41st Season

Season highlights include the ¡VIVA MEXICO! concert celebrating Mexican music and dance on Mexican Independence Day, a nostalgic viewing of the classic movie Ghostbusters screened live as the PSO performs Elmer Bernstein's Grammy-nominated score, and a concert with multiple Grammy Award-winning jazz artist Branford Marsalis.

Santa Barbara Symphony Presents PLAINS, TRAINS & VIOLINS, January 21 & 22

The Santa Barbara Symphony's 70th Anniversary season continues with Plains, Trains & Violins: The Journey of a Lifetime on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, January 22, 2023, at 3 pm, preceded by a pre-concert “Conversation with Kabaretti” at 2:00 pm.

THE GODFATHER LIVE, with 61 Piece Orchestra, to Play Chicago's Auditorium Theatre

On Saturday, November 12th at 8 pm, ten-time Academy Award-winning masterpiece, The Godfather, will be screened and performed with a 61-piece orchestra in celebration of the iconic film's 50th anniversary, produced by CineConcerts and presented by Massimo Gallotta Productions.

GHOSTBUSTERS IN CONCERT Continues This Fall Featuring Peter Bernstein

Schirmer Theatrical (a part of Wise Music Group) is honored to continue their successful Ghostbusters In Concert production this fall.

'Ghostbusters In Concert' Continues This Fall Featuring Peter Bernstein Conducting

Schirmer Theatrical (a part of Wise Music Group) is honored to continue their successful Ghostbusters In Concert production this fall. Concerts feature Elmer Bernstein’s iconic score performed live-to-picture with select performances being conducted by Peter Bernstein (son of Elmer Bernstein).

Santa Barbara Symphony Announces 2022-23 70th Anniversary Season

The Santa Barbara Symphony has announced its 2022/23 70th anniversary season. The Symphony’s 70th anniversary season highlights include the return of Carmina Burana, a world premiere of an Elmer Bernstein score, a tribute to the legendary John Williams, and more.

Broadway Streaming Guide: July 2022 - Where to Watch HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE SERIES & More New Releases!

From the new season of High School Musical: the Series to some Broadway favorites, such as Neil Patrick Harris, Lea Salonga, and Derek Klena, starring in new streaming shows, check out what's coming to streaming services this month! Look below to see what movies, television, music, and concerts you should tune into this July!

The Los Angeles Film Orchestra Presents Premiere of BASIL POLEDOURIS: THE MUSIC AND THE MOVIES, July 22

The Los Angeles Film Orchestra announces its debut performance, Basil Poledouris: The Music and The Movies at The Music Center's Walt Disney Concert Hall on July 22 at 8pm PT. The orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Steven Allen Fox, will also be joined by the SoCal Chorale led by Choir Maestra Marya Basaraba.

Chicago Philharmonic Announces 2022-23 Season

Chicago Philharmonic has announced its 22/23 Symphonic Season on the heels of a thrilling 21/22 Season, ending with the sold-out Chicago Premiere of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther in Concert.

Violinist Philippe Quint to Debut With The New World Symphony, Performing Works From Beloved Films

Multiple GRAMMY Award-nominated violinist Philippe Quint will make his highly-anticipated debut with the New World Symphony on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 7:30pm. Conducted by Richard Kaufman, the concert, entitled Music of the Silver Screen, will feature numerous selections from beloved classic Hollywood films.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra Launches New World-Class Recording Facility

Scotland's Studio is a brand new, state-of-the-art recording facility purpose built for the world-renowned Royal Scottish National Orchestra.  

Stephen Baker Named Director of Marketing for Sarasota Opera

Sarasota Opera Executive Director Richard Russell has announced the appointment of Stephen Baker as Director of Marketing. Baker was most recently the Director of Marketing and Audience Development for the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in Sarasota.

Grand Teton Music Festival Welcomes Musicians And Audiences Back To Celebrate 60th Summer Season

This summer, the Grand Teton Music Festival and Music Director Sir Donald Runnicles will 'Welcome Home' their musicians, patrons, and community from July 2 to August 21, 2021. GTMF celebrates its 60th season with seven weeks of performances - one week outdoors and six weeks inside Walk Festival Hall.

AIRPLANE! Celebrates its 40th Anniversary with New Blu-ray Release

A masterpiece of off-the-wall comedy, AIRPLANE! celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2020 with a brand-new Blu-ray in the Paramount Presents line, as well as a limited edition Blu-ray Steelbook, both arriving on July 21, 2020 from Paramount Home Entertainment.

BWW Review: The Alabama Symphony Orchestra Brought a Spirited Performance of GHOSTBUSTERS IN CONCERT

The Alabama Symphony Orchestra recently conjured the Ghostbusters incredible music by Elmer Bernstein. They crossed the streams, making a musical walk down memory lane much more magical. Everyone was entranced as the live music faced the scary sweetness of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man.

GHOSTBUSTERS Original Motion Picture Score Thirty-Fifth Anniversary Edition Available Digitally

In honor of the 35th anniversary of Ghostbusters' 1984 theatrical debut, Sony Music announces a special reissue of 'GHOSTBUSTERS (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SCORE)' with music by legendary film composer ELMER BERNSTEIN (The Magnificent Seven, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Age of Innocence). Available now, the anniversary edition arrives in digital formats for the very first time (in both standard and hi resolutions) and on CD Friday, June 7 and on vinyl Friday, July 19. 


Elmer Bernstein has written 2 shows including How Now, Dow Jones (Composer), Merlin (Composer).

Elmer Bernstein has been nominated for the Tony Awards in the category of Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre. He received nominations for his work on the shows Merlin and How Now, Dow Jones.

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