Category: Interviews

New Williams interview in BBC Music Magazine

Composing film music will always be his main focus; indeed he believes it’s probably the only aspect of his writing that has any real value. That is, of course, doing himself a disservice, but that’s the composer’s way. When asked…

Williams Interview on BBC Music Magazine

John Williams is featured in the Christmas 2020 issue of BBC Music Magazine, with a new interview in which the Maestro reflects on his illustrious career in Hollywood, his concert works and the thrills of conducting the Vienna Philharmonic. Find…

New Williams Interview in ‘The Times’ (Excerpts)

Interview: John Williams at 89, the man behind the best (and most hummable) film scores The composer tells Richard Morrison about his decades-long career — including the time he helped out a struggling LSO with ‘some sci‑fi film’ He left…

‘The New Yorker’ Interviews John Williams

Williams is a courtly, soft-voiced, inveterately self-effacing man of eighty-eight. He is well aware of the extraordinary worldwide impact of his Star Wars music—not to mention his scores for Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T., the Indiana Jones…