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'A Celebration of John Williams in Concert' - Royal Albert Hall, October 26, 2018 (CONDUCTED BY DIRK BROSSÉ)


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I hope it's OK if I post Mike Mattessino's recent Facebook post here, since there were no pertinent details about the illness other than to comfort us all a little bit -- which we need right now:

Unlike many of you on this forum, it will be my first time listening to the music of John Williams performed live in concert. As I begin my 6 hour journey to London, I feel slightly melancholic due to

There's still a lot to look forward to people. I'm more concerned about his health, to be honest.    Karol

1 minute ago, Steve McQueen said:

Helloo! still on, but feeling a bit sleepy 

 

It's 17:48 here in Québec, you?

 

Just now, Richard Penna said:

I suspect a lot of people are travelling now.

 

If I'd gone up tonight I'd probably still be in Victoria Station.

 

Traveling to a pub I hope.

 

They can't go sleeping right now after this amazing evening!

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20 minutes ago, PetePan said:

Nothing through speakers (obviously)

 

I attended two (superb) Royal Philharmonic concerts at the RAH last year. Ceiling-mounted speakers were utilized at the second one... distractingly so. It sounded like a second orchestra - very detached. Granted the event was a "Space Spectacular" with lighting and fire effects, but they overdid the sound from the speakers on every piece🙁

 

53 minutes ago, Steve McQueen said:

You called it Nick!

 

Regarding Raiders' March as an encore, I called it, actually.

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2 minutes ago, PetePan said:

 

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This is what I listen to on Spotify currently!

 

I have the CD, but I listen to it on Spotify.

 

Strange era...

 

Why did I bought the CD.... 🤔

 

I'll take another beer while thinking about that!

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2 minutes ago, Nick Parker said:

 

This was a celebratory jubilee of a thread, please don't pollute it!

 

So wuuuuude!!!! 😋

 

Here's the link of my discography: http://www.goplanete.com/johnwilliams/music/disco/albums.htm

 

😀

 

(Yes I know the new Dracula is not there... f*** I'm not a machine!)

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11 minutes ago, Bespin said:

 

So wuuuuude!!!! 😋

 

Here's the link of my discography: http://www.goplanete.com/johnwilliams/music/disco/albums.htm

 

😀

 

(Yes I know the new Dracula is not there... f*** I'm not a machine!)

 

Why haven’t you told us about this discography before?!?

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4 minutes ago, Bilbo said:

 

Why haven’t you told us about this discography before?!?

 

Whots your problem!

 

See... a new fan, his 22nd post... and already he shows respect for all my work!!!

 

And what I got from older JWFans? 

 

Geeez!!!

 

😝

 

9 minutes ago, PetePan said:

A short clip from our viewpoint...

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Strange codec, the image don't move in VLC, but I hear the music. Nice view!

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5 minutes ago, Gistech said:

I loved it! Though I did feel a bit overdressed and going over on my foot as I took my seat in Box 63 was a bit of a dampener. They did indeed play their heart out, though, which made that and putting up with London traffic worth it.

 

I'm rather impressed by some of the dress sense in the group photo.

 

Personally I never dress up for anything. I'd have been the guy in the back in the JP shirt :P

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2 minutes ago, Bespin said:

Few minutes until the « crime hour » in London... like Agatha Christie said... and not much feedback from people who attented the concert.

 

Are they all sleeping already?

 

Can't speak for others, but I've not long got back from London. They did indeed play their heart out. In spite of the last-minute refunds, the Hall was still packed, looked like every seat was filled. My personal favourites of the night were Jurassic Park, Jaws and Han Solo And The Princess.

 

I'd suspect everybody is still digesting the concert. It is just gone midnight here.

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