Category: Concert Works

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,…

Marine Band Celebrates 215th Anniversary with John Williams

WASHINGTON – In celebration of the Marine Band’s 215th anniversary, “The President’s Own” recently experienced the gift of music and friendship during a rehearsal and recording session with the renowned composer and conductor John Williams, the latest collaboration in a…

‘Conversations’: New Concert Work for Piano Solo

A new John Williams composition will be premiered in July at the Mendocino Music Festival in California. The two first movements from Conversations, a piece for piano solo, will be performed by Grammy-winning pianist Gloria Cheng as part of the July 22…