Concert Works

New Williams Concert Work: ‘A Toast!’

A Toast!, a new concert piece written by John Williams, opened a special Gala Concert on September 23 celebrating the arrival of Andris Nelsons as new Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. BSO’s Principal Trombone Toby Oft wrote about…

New Release of Williams’ ‘Trumpet Concerto’

Finnish label Pilfink Records has released a new recording of John Williams’ Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra, peformed by the Finnish Radio Symphony under Dima Slobodeniouk, with Jouko Harjanne on trumpet. The album also includes Finnish composer Arttu Sipila’s Trumpet…

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,…