Renowned actress and “EGOT” winner Rita Moreno performed excerpts from Peter Boyer’s Ellis Island: The Dream of America with the Boston Pops on their Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular.
Boyer’s Ellis Island: The Dream of America had its national telecast premiere on PBS’ Great Performances series, with significant press coverage.
Peter Boyer’s Grammy-nominated work Ellis Island: The Dream of America will receive its national telecast premiere with Pacific Symphony on PBS’ prestigious Great Performances series, June 29, 2018.
Works by Peter Boyer were performed at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. and Carnegie Hall in New York City in a span of less than three weeks.
Peter Boyer has contributed orchestrations to composer James Newton Howard’s score for the 20th Century Fox movie Red Sparrow, starring Jennifer Lawrence.
The Philadelphia Orchestra performed Peter Boyer’s work Silver Fanfare on January 15, 2018, to open its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert, conducted by Thomas Wilkins.
The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and conductor John Morris Russell premiered Peter Boyer’s In the Cause of the Free, as part of the project “American Originals, Vol. 2.”
“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band is commissioning a new work from Peter Boyer, to be premiered at the Texas Bandmasters Association 2018 Convention/Clinic in San Antonio next July.
Peter Boyer’s Ellis Island: The Dream of America was performed for the first time in New York’s historic Carnegie Hall on October 7, where it received an enthusiastic standing ovation.
Two of America’s major orchestras gave important performances of Peter Boyer’s music, in Washington D.C. and Denver in early September.