Category: Events

‘John Williams Turns 85’

JOHN WILLIAMS TURNS EIGHTY FIVE By Steve Vertlieb There’s simply no other way to say it. This is one of the greatest single photographs of my seventy one years. The time was late August, 2010. The place was inside the…

HAPPY 85th BIRTHDAY, MR. WILLIAMS!

Today is John Williams’ 85th birthday. Happy birthday, Maestro! PRESS RELEASE: Boston Pops Announce Details of 2017 Season Including Season-Long Tribute to John Williams KEITH LOCKHART AND BOSTON POPS ANNOUNCE 2017 SPRING SEASON, MAY 10-JUNE 17, HIGHLIGHTED BY THE FIRST-EVER…

John Williams Presents William Ross with Golden Score Award

Emmy-winning composer-arrangers William Ross and Alf Clausen were honored with Golden Score Awards by the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers (ASMAC) November 6 at the Skirball Cultural Center. More than 300 members of L.A.’s musical community turned out…

Williams Conducts National Anthem at Dodger Stadium

John Williams conducted members of the LA Philharmonic in his own arrangement of the Star-Spangled Banner on Friday, as part of a tribute to Vin Scully at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The video of the performance is now available…

John Williams’ AFI Award Tribute Videos Online

The American Film Institute’s YouTube channel has been updated with a series of highlights from their John Williams Life Achievement Award tribute gala, which took place on June 9 in Hollywood. Their current playlist includes Williams’ acceptance speech as well…

Williams Receives AFI’s Life Achievement Award

On June 9, Steven Spielberg presented the 44th AFI Life Achievement Award to his longtime collaborator, composer John Williams. This was the first time in the history of the American Film Institute that the award went to a composer. Williams’…

John Williams at the ‘Wizarding World’ Hollywood Opening Gala

Universal Studios Hollywood Celebrates the Arrival of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” with Acclaimed Award-Winning Composer John Williams Conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic as The Entertainment Capital of L.A. Marks the Immersive Land’s Highly Anticipated Opening UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif.,…