‘Making Star Wars Sing Again’ (1999)

MAKING ‘STAR WARS’ SING AGAIN In London, Williams puts sound to Lucas’s next adventure By Richard Dyer, Globe Staff, 03/28/99 ——————————————————————————– LONDON – “John Williams communicates so beautifully,” says George Lucas, “that I can make a silent movie.” The Phantom…

‘The Making of The Phantom Menace’ (1999)

THE MAKING OF THE PHANTOM MENACE By Laurent Bouzereau & Jody Duncan Music is an important element in all movies, but especially in films of George Lucas. “When I write the script,” Lucas said, “I hear the film more in…

‘John Williams’ Many Facets’ (1998)

JOHN WILLIAMS’S MANY FACETS BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, John Williams, conductor, at Tanglewood, Saturday evening By Susan Larson, Globe Correspondent The Boston Globe, page C10, July 27th, 1998 LENOX — A concert of entirely 20th-century music is not likely to win…

‘Amistad – Press Release’ (1997)

Amistad Amistad is the 15th collaboration for composer / conductor John Williams and director Steven Spielberg Los Angeles, December 2, 1997: “When you’re working on a big movie like this, you can go for inspiration really what you see on…

‘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…