Mexico, December 21, 2003

Centro Cultural Ollin Yoliztli, Mexico City Sunday, December 21, 2003 The Mexico Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Erich Kunzel Concert Review by Alejandro Herrera Well, I’m still disappointed that Williams cancelled, but I just came back from the concert and it was…

Chicago, November 28, 2003

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago, IL Friday, November 28, 2003 The Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by JOHN WILLIAMS Concert Review by ‘WhtShark’ Well, I went to see John Williams conduct the Chicago Symphony yesterday and there are no real words to describe…

Helsinki, September 6, 2003

Finlandia Hall, Helsinki (Finland) Saturday, September 6, 2003 The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Atso Almila ‘An Adventure in Space: Helsinki Philharmonic Perform the Music from the Unforgettable Space Movies’ Concert Review by Mikko Ojala I was thrilled when I first…

Hollywood Bowl, August 29 & 30, 2003

Hector J. Guzman tells you everything you wanted to know about the 12-movement Grand Suite from Star Wars, and much more! Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA Saturday, August 30, 2003 The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by JOHN WILLIAMS CONCERT PROGRAM All…

Tanglewood, August 16, 2003

The Boston Globe has a report o­n last Saturday’s John Williams concert in Tanglewood, in which the Maestro conducted his Elegy for Cello and Orchestra (featuring Yo-Yo Ma) along with pieces by Vaughan Williams, Michael Tippett, Edward Elgar and Peter Maxwell Davies:…

Tanglewood, August 5, 2003

A report on the August 5 performance in Tanglewood, including a 2-minute video showing Williams o­n rehearsal and discussing James Taylor’s contribution to the show is available at TheBostonChannel.com

Philadelphia, July 15, 2003

Three lengthy reviews of the John Williams concert in Philadelphia (July 15): Mann Center fot the Performing Arts, Philadelphia Tuesday, July 15, 2003 The Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by JOHN WILLIAMS Concert Review by Ted Pidgeon I should first say that…

Washington, July 12, 2003

Reviews of the July 12 concert featuring Williams conducting the Marine Band in Washington, D.C. are available o­n the Washington Post and the Marine Corps website. The concert included music from Catch Me If You Can, Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Harry…

Washington DC, July 4, 2003

The Maestro received the newly created National Artistic Achievement Award. John Williams o­n the July 4 concerts (from the Washington Post): “July Fourth renews the o­ngoing experiment that this country is. We’re still trying to define ourselves in terms of…