Cleveland, July 28, 2002

E.T., Close Encounters, Hook, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Attack of the Clones… Blossom Festival, Cleveland – Sunday, July 28, 2002 The Cleveland Orchestra conducted by JOHN WILLIAMS‘ John Williams Salutes the Silver Screen Concert Review by Ray Barnsbury I just got back today from…

Hollywood Bowl, July 4, 2002

Hollywood Bowl, July 4, 2002 The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by JOHN WILLIAMS James Taylor, U.S. Army Herald Trumpets (Special Guests) Review by Scott Calhoun Time sure flies. It is hard to believe it has been nearly 8 years…

Boston, June 1, 2002

(Originally appeared on Film Music Review -reprinted with permission) John Williams Scores Again with the Boston Pops! by Roger Hall Once again John Williams has returned to Boston to conduct a series of concerts with the Boston Pops Orchestra. I wasn’t able…

‘A Career of Epic Proportions’ (2002)

A Career of Epic Proportions – Jon Burlingame (LA Times) – 2002 John Williams has taken knocks for his movie scores, but as the composer turns 70, he isn’t defensive. He enjoys film work. February 03, 2002 John Williams is…

‘Schubertizing the Movies’ (2002)

NY Times Schubertizing the Movies By JAMES R. OESTREICH Published: June 30, 2002 IT is to be a summer of synergy, we are told, between the promotion of movies and the marketing of merchandise. Product commercials will push films, and…

‘The Force is with Him’ (2002)

He is the world’s most successful film composer. John Williams talks to Stephen Moss about music, movies – and ‘marriage’ to Spielberg The Guardian, Monday 4 February 2002 01.22 GMT You might expect John Williams to be a tortured soul.…

‘The Movies’ Music Man’ (2002)

THE MOVIES’ MUSIC MAN (2002) John Williams writes the music that makes ‘Star Wars’ memorable or ‘Minority Report’ transparent. It’s all in the role of the film composer.  July 7, 2002 By TIMOTHY MANGAN – The Orange County Register The interviewer will have…