Paramount Pictures and Amblin will co-finance Bernstein, a film about iconic composer Leonard Bernstein that Bradley Cooper will star in and direct. Cooper will also write the script with Josh Singer, who shared the Best Original Screenplay Oscar with Tom McCarthy for Spotlight.
This year’s Tony Awards nominations have just been announced by Katharine McPhee and Leslie Odom Jr. , celebrating the best of the 2017-18 theatre season. The 2018 Tony Awards will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on Sunday, June 10th on CBS. This season featured 33 productions, including 20 plays and 10 musicals and 3 special performances.
Jesus Christ Superstar Live starred Oscar, Golden Globe, Tony and 10-time Grammy Award winner John Legend cast as Jesus Christ, rock legend Alice Cooper as the flamboyant King Herod and acclaimed recording artist, songwriter and Broadway star Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene. The cast also featured Norm Lewis as Caiaphas, Jin Ha as Annas, and Jason Tam as Peter.
Music teachers make a tremendous impact on the lives of their students and, for the fifth year, the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra and several partners search for an outstanding and inspirational teacher to honor with the PYO Ovation Award.
Led by five-time Grammy nominee and Sound Royalties’ Director of Funding Reggie Calloway, a group of renowned musicians from the Los Angeles area today released a new charity single to benefit and grow music programs in the Houston Independent School District recently devastated by Hurricane Harvey.
Lang Lang and Corea will perform a two-piano arrangement of Gershwin’s jazz-influenced Rhapsody in Blue, collaborating with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra.
On August 24, 2017, The Las Vegas Symphony Orchestra is returning to the stage at The Art of Richard MacDonald gallery presented by Cirque du Soleil, following a 13-year public absence.
Continuing its mission to inspire and strengthen communities through the power of music, the LA Phil will present the first-ever Hack Music LA, a multi-disciplinary convening of ideas exploring the intersection of music and technology October 7-8 at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Led by conductor Grant Llewellyn and musician Andy Pidcock the Orchestra performs a Relaxed Concert at St David’s Hall, Cardiff on 2 July and the first ever Relaxed Prom on 29 July at the Royal Albert Hall, London in collaboration with the BBC Proms and the Royal Albert Hall Education & Outreach team.
Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland has been commissioned by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and conductor Louis Langrée to write a world premiere for the re-opening of the Music Hall as part of their Grand Opening festivities, October 6-7, 2017.