John Williams will attend today Henry Mancini Gala Event

Today, Saturday April 1st at 6:30 pm, The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles (California), will hold a tribute to the great composer and orchestra conductor Henry Mancini to celebrate his musical legacy, in a night named “Mancini Delivered”, that will be attended by John Williams as guest.

Henry Mancini, Olivia Newton-John, John Williams - 1977 (Star Wars - Oscar)


Julie Andrews will co-host the event that will be full of entertainment world stars, featuring performances and presentations by Patti Austin, Kristin Chenoweth, Clint Holmes, Quincy Jones, Dave Koz, Monica Mancini, Matthew Morrison and Robert Wagner.


The tickets, which have a unique price of $ 1,000, can reach $ 100,000 if you buy benefactor packages with up to 10 tickets, that including donations to the artistic and educational programs of The Wallis:


Tickets include the following:

  • Act I: Mancini, Martinis and More: A welcome reception with culinary delights by Wolfgang Puck, creative cocktails and entertainment.


  • Act II: Mancinis, Music and Magic: Star-studded, musical performance in the Bram Goldsmith Theatre featuring renowned artists and the Mancini Institute Orchestra conducted by Chris Walden.


  • Act III: Mancini Reimagined: After the performance, a dessert & champagne reception will be held on the Promenade Terrace, featuring the art and music of Henry Mancini


Benefactor packages include:

  • Access to the exclusive Prelude Private Reception in the Lovelace Studio Theatre with Ginny Mancini and family and friends including Julie Andrews and John Williams.


  • Special private performance by a world-renowned surprise artist.


  • Premium seating in the Bram Goldsmith Theater.


  • Recognition in commemorative program and digital tribute.