Boyer’s ELLIS ISLAND to be filmed for broadcast on Great Performances

Peter Boyer’s Grammy-nominated work Ellis Island: The Dream of America will be produced as a program for PBS’ Great Performances, America’s preeminent performing arts television series, with Pacific Symphony. The Ellis Island performances with Pacific Symphony, conducted by Music Director Carl St.Clair, on April 7th and 8th, 2017 at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, from […] Read more »

London Philharmonic Recording: Boyer Works

Naxos recently released the world-premiere recording of GRAMMY-nominated composer/conductor Peter Boyer’s Symphony No. 1. The recording, featuring the London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) under Boyer’s direction, also includes four additional works by the composer: Silver Fanfare, Festivities, Celebration Overture and Three Olympians. Watch the video trailer, below, and hear some samples of this exciting new recording: […] Read more »

Boyer Symphony No. 1 premiere with Pasadena Symphony

The Pasadena Symphony welcomes GRAMMY-nominated Peter Boyer as its Composer in Residence for the 2012-2013 season, and has commissioned his Symphony No. 1 to premiere in its landmark 85th anniversary season. This commission has been made possible through contributions by the Trustees of Claremont Graduate University. “We are very excited about working alongside such a […] Read more »

The Pasadena Symphony names Peter Boyer as Composer in Residence

The Pasadena Symphony has named Peter Boyer as its Composer in Residence for the 2012-13 season. It has also commissioned Boyer to compose his first symphony, to close its 85th anniversary season at Ambassador Auditorium on April 27, 2013, and invited him to conduct its premiere. The full announcement can be found here. “We are […] Read more »