Lincoln

Williams Receives 63rd Grammy Nomination

John Williams’ score for Lincoln has been nominated in the “Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media” category for the 2013 Grammy Awards (for albums albums released between Oct. 1, 2012, and Sept. 30, 2013). Argo, The Great Gatsby, Life of…

Williams on ‘A Capitol Fourth’ (Video)

On July 4, John Williams conducted the National Philharmonic Orchestra in a selection from his score to Lincoln as part of this this year’s A Capitol Fourth. A video of Williams’ performance is now available on YouTube. Discuss this topic in our…

‘Lincoln’ Wins Best Drama Score at IFMCA Awards

FEBRUARY 21, 2013 — The International Film Music Critics Association (IFMCA) announces its list of winners for excellence in musical scoring in 2012. Unlike in previous years, where one score has taken multiple victories, the main film prizes are split…

John Williams Interview on Classical KUSC Radio

2013 Best Score Oscar Nominee John Williams For his 48th Oscar Nomination, John Williams has gone presidential in Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln. He discusses with Jim Svejda the challenges of translating mid-19th century American into the score & the uncanny 4th…

‘Lincoln’ Score Wins Critics’ Choice Award

John Williams’ Lincoln received his second award Thursday as the best score of 2012 according to the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA). The Maestro’s score for the Spielberg film beat Alexandre Desplat’s Argo, Mychael Danna’s Life of Pi, Jonny Greenwood’s The Master and…

Williams Gets 48th Oscar Nomination

As expected, John Williams’ score for the latest Spielberg film is among the nominees for this year’s Academy Awards, to be held on February 24 in Los Angeles. Lincoln has received a total of 12 nominations, including Best Picture and…

John Williams’ ‘Lincoln’ Nominated for the BAFTAs

Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln led all films with 10 nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced Wednesday morning in London. John Williams’ score received a nomination along with Anna Karenina by…

‘Lincoln’ Score Receives Golden Globe Nomination

Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln is frontrunner for next year’s Golden Globes Awards after receiving seven nominations, including John Williams’ score. The other nominees in the Original Score category are: Mychael Danna for Life of Pi, Alexandre Desplat for Argo, Dario Marianelli…

Williams’ Boston Concerts: June 7-12, 2013

The ever-popular Film Night returns this spring in a four-concert series (June 7, 8, 11 & 12) led by Boston Pops Laureate Conductor John Williams, whose unparalleled contributions to cinematic music have spanned decades. These concerts will showcase some of…