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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 […]

Boyer’s SILVER FANFARE opens the 2016 Hollywood Bowl Season

Peter Boyer’s Silver Fanfare will open the Hollywood Bowl’s 2016 season, for the second year in a row, as the piece chosen to begin Opening Night at the Bowl with Steely Dan on June 18. The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Wilkins, will perform Boyer’s work while a video montage from past Bowl Opening […]

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: […]

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 […]

Boyer’s The Dream Lives On: A Portrait of the Kennedy Brothers premieres in Boston

Peter Boyer’s new work The Dream Lives On: A Portrait of Kennedy Brothers was premiered in Boston’s historic Symphony Hall by the Boston Pops Orchestra, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, and Conductor Keith Lockhart, who commissioned the work as the centerpiece of the 125th anniversary season of the Boston Pops. A stunning cast of Hollywood actors […]

Miguel Harth-Bedoya appoints Boyer as Fort Worth Symphony Composer-in-Residence for 2010-11

Music Director Miguel Harth-Bedoya has appointed Peter Boyer as Composer-in-Residence with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra for the 2010-11 season. The FWSO will give ten performances of three of Boyer’s works over the course of the season. The season will open with Celebration Overture (September 10, 11, 12, 2010). Later in the season, five performances […]

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 […]