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Elmer Bernstein

 
Elmer Bernstein Headshot
Date of Birth: April 04, 1922
Date of Death: August 18, 2004 (82)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1983]
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[Broadway, 1954]
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Writing

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Productions

[Broadway, 1983]
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[Broadway, 1954]
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Elmer Bernstein Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1983 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Elmer Bernstein, Merlin
 
Tony Awards - 1968 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Elmer Bernstein, How Now, Dow Jones

Elmer Bernstein News

The Los Angeles Film Orchestra Presents Premiere of BASIL POLEDOURIS: THE MUSIC AND T Photo The Los Angeles Film Orchestra Presents Premiere of BASIL POLEDOURIS: THE MUSIC AND THE MOVIES, July 22
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022

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 Photo Chicago Philharmonic Announces 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022

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  Photo Violinist Philippe Quint to Debut With The New World Symphony, Performing Works From Beloved Films
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2022

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 Photo Royal Scottish National Orchestra Launches New World-Class Recording Facility
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 24, 2021

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 Photo Stephen Baker Named Director of Marketing for Sarasota Opera
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2021

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 Su Photo Grand Teton Music Festival Welcomes Musicians And Audiences Back To Celebrate 60th Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2021

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 Photo AIRPLANE! Celebrates its 40th Anniversary with New Blu-ray Release
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 29, 2020

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 GHOSTBUS Photo BWW Review: The Alabama Symphony Orchestra Brought a Spirited Performance of GHOSTBUSTERS IN CONCERT
by David Edward Perry - Nov 1, 2019

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 Photo GHOSTBUSTERS Original Motion Picture Score Thirty-Fifth Anniversary Edition Available Digitally
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 7, 2019

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. 

Parkening International Guitar Competition Names 2019 Winners Photo Parkening International Guitar Competition Names 2019 Winners
by Tori Hartshorn - Jun 4, 2019

After an exciting week of classical guitar performances, Christopher Parkening and Pepperdine University announced the winner of the fifth quadrennial Parkening International Guitar Competition. The competition, the world's preeminent guitar competition, took place from Tuesday, May 28 through Saturday, June 1, 2019.

Elmer Bernstein Videos

STAGE TUBE: Kelli O'Hara in Rehearsals For Williamstown's FAR FROM HEAVEN
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2012

FAR FROM HEAVEN began an engagement at the Williamstown Theatre Festival on the mainstage on July 19 and will run through July 29, 2012. Get a behind-the-scenes look (and listen) to the wonderful score and talented cast in rehearsals below!


Elmer Bernstein Frequently Asked Questions

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

What awards has Elmer Bernstein been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Merlin and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for How Now, Dow Jones .