‘Weekend Starts on High Note at Pops’ (1998)

WEEKEND STARTS ON HIGH NOTE AT POPS THE BOSTON POPS, John Williams, conductor laureate at Symphony Hall last night By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page C5, May 23rd, 1998 John Williams made his seasonal return to the…

‘He Knows the Score’ (1996)

TITLE: He knows the score AUTHOR: Edward Seckerson SOURCE: The London Independent DATE: 25 May 1996 “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, an incredible adventure took place …” And like all incredible adventures, this one began with music:…

‘John Williams: Making Movie-Music History’ (1994)

JOHN WILLIAMS: MAKING MOVIE-MUSIC HISTORY ‘SCHINDLER’ COMPOSER IS UP FOR FIFTH OSCAR By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page B1, March 20th, 1994 Late last spring, John Williams sat in a screening room, overwhelmed with emotion. He had…

‘John Williams’ Final Bow’ (1993)

JOHN WILLIAMS’ FINAL BOW AFTER 14 YEARS, THE BOSTON POPS CONDUCTOR IS TOO BUSY TO LOOK BACK By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page 65, December 20th, 1993 John Williams could probably compose nobly valedictory music on a…

‘Pop Star: The Legacy of John Williams’ (1993)

POPS STAR: THE LEGACY OF JOHN WILLIAMS By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page B21, December 12th, 1993 John Williams leads his final concert as conductor of the Boston Pops on Dec. 20. The statistics on his tenure…

‘Williams Makes a Stirring Debut with the BSO’ (1993)

WILLIAMS MAKES A STIRRING DEBUT WITH THE BSO By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff The Boston Globe, page 30, August 30th, 1993 MUSIC REVIEW BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA John Williams, guest conductor At: Tanglewood Saturday evening LENOX — Commentators were wondering why…