Category: Concert Reviews

Washington DC, January 23, 2003

The Washington Post has a report on last night’s performance at the Kennedy Center, where Williams conducted the NSO in a program that included his concert works For Seiji and The Five Sacred Trees, as well as selections from Raiders, Jaws, E.T. and Star Wars Here’s an excerpt…

Tanglewood, August 3, 2002

Koussevitzky Music Shed, Tanglewood Music Festival – Saturday, August 3, 2002 The Boston Pops Orchestra conducted by JOHN WILLIAMS Film Night at Tanglewood Concert Review by ‘Bishop832’ Hello All: Bishop832 checking in here with a complete evaluation of a concert…

Cleveland, July 28, 2002

E.T., Close Encounters, Hook, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Attack of the Clones… Blossom Festival, Cleveland – Sunday, July 28, 2002 The Cleveland Orchestra conducted by JOHN WILLIAMS‘ John Williams Salutes the Silver Screen Concert Review by Ray Barnsbury I just got back today from…

Hollywood Bowl, July 4, 2002

Hollywood Bowl, July 4, 2002 The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by JOHN WILLIAMS James Taylor, U.S. Army Herald Trumpets (Special Guests) Review by Scott Calhoun Time sure flies. It is hard to believe it has been nearly 8 years…

Boston, June 1, 2002

(Originally appeared on Film Music Review -reprinted with permission) John Williams Scores Again with the Boston Pops! by Roger Hall Once again John Williams has returned to Boston to conduct a series of concerts with the Boston Pops Orchestra. I wasn’t able…

Boston, May 28, 2002

E.T., Hook, Indiana Jones, Attack of the Clones… and a meeting with the Maestro! Boston Symphony Hall, May 28, 2002 The Boston Pops Orchestra, conducted by JOHN WILLIAMS ‘John Williams’ 70th Birthday Celebration’ Review by Johnny Ecks Well, I am now back from this…

Williams’ ‘Duo Concertante’ Premiered

John Williams’ latest concert work, Duo Concertante for Violin and Viola, received its World Premiere on August 17 in Tanglewood.  The 13-minute piece was performed by BSO violist Michael Zaretsky and violinist Victor Romanul as part of a prelude concert of…