UM Frost School of Music and The Adrienne Arsht Center Present James Newton Howard

January 01, 2016 — Coral Gables, FL — Now celebrating its 10th Anniversary Season, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County and the Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music at the University of Miami (UM) are proud to present a unique multimedia concert experience – FROM THE DARK KNIGHT TO THE HUNGER GAMES: THE MOVIE MUSIC OF JAMES NEWTON HOWARD. As new artistic director of the Frost School of Music’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, renowned Hollywood composer James Newton Howard will present a thrilling concert showcasing music from his iconic film scores (The Hunger Games, Prince of Tides, Maleficent and more) performed live to movie clips and a special piano cameo by Frost School of Music Dean Shelly Berg. Filmmaker and longtime collaborator M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, The Village, Lady in the Water) will also join Howard on stage as a special guest. THE MOVIE MUSIC OF JAMES NEWTON HOWARD will take place in the acoustically superb John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall on February 19, 2016 at 8 p.m.

Tickets to THE MOVIE MUSIC OF JAMES NEWTON HOWARD are $25, $35, $50, $65 & $100*, and may be purchased at the Adrienne Arsht Center box office by calling (305) 949-6722, or online at www.arshtcenter.org.

James Newton Howard succeeds film composer, arranger and multi-Grammy Award winning trumpeter and bandleader Terence Blanchard, who served with distinction as the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra artistic director for seven years, since 2008. Howard’s term will begin in January 2016 and THE MOVIE MUSIC OF JAMES NEWTON HOWARD concert at the Arsht Center will mark his Miami conducting debut as the orchestra’s new artistic director.

THE MOVIE MUSIC OF JAMES NEWTON HOWARD will feature the following iconic film scores, movie clips and montages: The Dark Knight, Snow White and the Huntsmen, Signs, The Village, Empire State Building, Pretty Woman, Prince of Tides, Water for Elephants Suite, Wyatt Earp/Hidalgo, Dinosaur, The Sixth Sense, Grand Canyon, Maleficent, Glengarry Glen Ross and The Hunger Games.

To date, James Newton Howard has received eight Oscar® nominations, including six for Best Original Score for his work on Defiance, Michael Clayton, The Village, The Fugitive, The Prince of Tides, and My Best Friend’s Wedding. He was also nominated for Best Original Song for the films Junior and One Fine Day.

Howard, along with Hans Zimmer, won the 2009 Grammy Award for the score for The Dark Knight. He has also received Grammy Award nominations for music from Blood Diamond, Dinosaur, Signs and the song from One Fine Day. In addition, he won an Emmy Award for the theme to the Andre Braugher series Gideon’s Crossing, and received two additional Emmy nominations for the themes to the long-running Warner Bros. series ER and the Ving Rhames series Men. Howard has also been nominated four times for Golden Globe Awards for his massive orchestral score for Peter Jackson’s blockbuster remake of King Kong; for the songs from Junior and One Fine Day; and for his provocative symphonic score for Defiance.

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The Adrienne Arsht Center presents
FROM THE DARK KNIGHT TO THE HUNGER GAMES: THE MOVIE MUSIC OF JAMES NEWTON HOWARD
February 19, 2016 at 8 p.m.
Tickets: $25, $35, $50, $65 & $100*
John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall – Adrienne Arsht Center


The Arsht Center and the University of Miami are proud to present a unique multimedia concert experience – FROM THE DARK KNIGHT TO THE HUNGER GAMES: THE MOVIE MUSIC OF JAMES NEWTON HOWARD. As new artistic director of the Frost School of Music’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, renowned Hollywood composer James Newton Howard will present a thrilling concert showcasing music from his iconic film scores (The Hunger Games, Prince of Tides, Maleficent and more) performed live to movie clips and a special piano cameo by Frost School of Music Dean Shelly Berg. Filmmaker and longtime collaborator M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, The Village, Lady in the Water) will also join Howard on stage as a special guest.

*All programs, artists, ticket prices, availability, dates and times are subject to change without notice. Additional fees may apply. Visit www.arshtcenter.org for up-to-date information, details and performance.

About the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County
Set in the heart of downtown Miami and designed by world-renowned architect Cesar Pelli, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is one of the world’s leading performing arts organizations and venues. Since opening in 2006, the Arsht Center, a 501C3 non-profit organization, has emerged as a leader in presenting innovative programming that mirrors South Florida’s diversity as well as a catalyst for billions of dollars in new development in the downtown area. Spotlighting legends and serving as a launch pad for local artists to make their mark on the international stage, the Center presents nearly 500 events each year across its eight flexible, state-of-the-art performance spaces. The Center programs 12 signature series, including the largest jazz series in South Florida, the biggest flamenco festival on the East Coast, and a robust program of new theatrical works as well as free programming for the community and an arts education program that serves nearly 30,000 children each year. As Miami’s new Town Square, the Arsht Center also houses Brava!, a fine dining restaurant; the Café at Books & Books in the historic Carnival Tower and a weekly Farmers Market.

About the University of Miami
University of Miami Frost School of Music is one of the largest, most comprehensive and relevant music schools in higher education. Frost fosters creativity, leadership and scholarship in instrumental, keyboard, contemporary, jazz, and vocal performance as well as composition, music business, music education, music engineering technology, music therapy, and more.


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