John Williams picked up two Classic BRIT Awards in London on Tuesday, adding a best composer honour to the lifetime achievement prize which had been previously announced.
From BSO.org: The orchestra welcomes Boston Pops Laureate Conductor John Williams to the podium, June 1 and 2, for Film Night, a favorite program for Symphony Hall audiences each year. Mr. Williams, the highly acclaimed composer and conductor behind blockbuster films such as Jaws, Star Wars, and Harry Potter, celebrates his 80th birthday in 2012.
War Horse debuts on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand on Tuesday, April 3. – More details at MovieWeb Discuss this topic in our forums
John Williams’ scores for The Adventures of Tintin and War Horse have been nominated for the Saturn Awards, along with Michael Giacchino’s Super 8 & Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, and Howard Shore’s Hugo. The Saturn Award is the official honor presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. – Click here for the [...]
For Immediate Release JOHN WILLIAMS WINS FIVE AWARDS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC CRITICS INCLUDING SCORE OF THE YEAR FOR “WAR HORSE” FEBRUARY 23, 2012 – The International Film Music Critics Association announces the winners of its eighth annual awards for excellence in musical scoring in 2011 with John Williams’ score for Steven Spielberg’s WAR [...]
On February 21, Silva Screen will release The Music of John Williams: The Definitive Compilation, a comprehensive 6-CD collection of re-recordings by The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, with a total of 87 tracks and over 7 hours of music. The compilation includes new recordings of the Olympic Fanfare and Theme, the title track from The [...]
John Williams’ War Horse and The Adventures of Tintin have been nominated for the 84th Academy Awards in the Original Score category, along with Ludovic Bource’s The Artist, Howard Shore’s Hugo and Alberto Iglesias’ Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. These are Mr. Williams’ 46th and 47th nominations for the Academy Awards. Congratulations, Maestro! FULL LIST OF NOMINEES:
John Williams’ score for War Horse has been nominated for the 2012 Orange British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) in the Best Original Music category. Also nominated are The Artist (Ludovic Bource), The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo (Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross), Hugo (Howard Shore) and Tinker, Taylor, Soldier, Spy (Alberto Iglesias). The winners will [...]
January 15, 2012, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles The Young Musicians Foundation’s Debut Orchestra Conducted by Richard Kaufman, Teddy Abrams, Michael Tilson Thomas, Joey Newman and JOHN WILLIAMS “57th Anniversary Gala Concert and Dinner”
“John is the most important collaborator I’ve ever had in my career. He makes me look good, he makes my films look better. I get a lot of credit that should be going to John. But I’ve kept the people who have been in my career who I feel are my family.” - Full article at [...]
John Williams Debuts Movie Score Selections from The Adventures of Tintin and War Horse at Young Musicians Foundation Gala Concert Jan 04, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Young Musicians Foundation: WHAT: Famed composer John Williams has selected the Young Musicians Foundation’s Annual Gala Concert for the orchestral premiere of pieces from his recent film scores for: The Adventures [...]