Category: Concert Reviews

Williams Conducts Milwaukee Symphony – Review & Video

“AN EVENING WITH JOHN WILLIAMS” October 4, 2014, Milwaukee, WI The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra conducted by JOHN WILLIAMS UPDATE: Milwaukee Symphony principal bassoonist on performing with John Williams CONCERT PROGRAM The Cowboys Overture Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third…

L.A. Philharmonic Tribute to John Williams: Reviews & Photos

“A CELEBRATION OF JOHN WILLIAMS: OPENING GALA CONCERT” September 30, 2014, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Gustavo Dudamel JOHN WILLIAMS, special guest conductor U.S. Army Herald Trumpets Los Angeles Children’s Chorus…

‘Tanglewood on Parade’ Concert Review and Photos

From his most recent Oscar-nominated score for the film adaptation of “The Book Thief,” John Williams led the Pops in a haunting, lyrical theme depicting how Liesel, a young girl living with foster parents in Germany during the Holocaust, “borrowed”…

Williams Conducts Houston Symphony: Listen to the Full Show

UPDATE: Listen to the Full Show at PublicRadio.org “JOHN WILLIAMS JOINS YO-YO MA” December 5, 2013, Houston, TX The Houston Symphony Orchestra conducted by JOHN WILLIAMS Yo-Yo Ma, cello Composer John Williams and cellist Yo-Yo Ma brought a yin-and-yang chemistry…

John Williams’ “Conversations” Premiered

On November 12, Grammy-winning pianist Gloria Cheng premiered the third and fourth movements of “Conversations”, a concert piece for piano solo written by John Williams in 2012. The first two movements had been performed by Cheng at Tanglewood  (August 10,…