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I’m asking this because at this time, in the USA and Canada, no orchestra has booked the L2P concert of ‘Superman.’ I realize that the pandemic lockdown has caused many orchestras to end their seasons earlier than planned and as a result, there’s less money coming in and in the end there’s a shrinking budget for these orchestras to book these L2P concerts. What really set me off is a schedule change from the San Francisco Symphony. They do more of these concerts than any USA orchestra. They cancelled the world premiere L2P concert of “Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon”, and replaced it with the L2P concert of “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” a program they did back in April 2017. https://www.sfsymphony.org/Buy-Tickets/2020-21/Film-Indiana-Jones I realize that they need a popular title to attract customers and I’m glad that they thought of John Williams, but why not ‘Superman?’ Wouldn’t Christopher Reeve’s on-screen charm when combined with Williams’s music please the audience?
This aired on the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's Facebook page yesterday. https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=561441188134842&ref=watch_permalink Associate Conductor Nicholas Hersh, Principal Librarian Michael Ferraguto, and moderator Allison Burr-Livingstone talk about the preparation of the BSO's 'Movie with Live Orchestra' concerts. The L2P concert program of SW:TESB is discussed in great detail as the orchestra was scheduled to do this concert this weekend, but was cancelled because of the COVID-19 lockdown. They also talk about Williams' 2018 appearance with the BSO and his 'first pitch' at Camden Yards the week before the concert. The rest is just fanboy talk. Enjoy P.S. 'hope you're reading this @MrScratch