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More Music by John Williams at the Pacific Symphony


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Late last year, this website announced a concert with the Pacific Symphony Orchestra celebrating its 25th anniversary, with John Williams as guest conductor.

John Williams shares the podium with the Pacific Symphony Orchestra conductor Carl St. Clair on June 4 and 5

John Williams already has conducted there on the May 14th weekend, the review can be found at the main page of JWFan.

The Pacific Symphony has programmed a couple of concert that includes Williams' music, albeit not conducted by the composer:

Saturday, September 11, 2004

LET FREEDOM RING featuring Beethoven's Symphony No. 9

Venue:

Verizon Wireless Amphitheater  

Time:

8 p.m. Saturday

Conductor

Carl St.Clair  

Music inspired by humanity's timeless quest for freedom.  

Program

WILLIAMS

Call of the Champions

Hymn to the Fallen        

BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 9

Saturday, October 30, 2004

Saturday, October 30, 2004

MUSIC FROM "HARRY POTTER"

Venue:

Segerstrom Hall, Orange County Performing Arts Center  

Time:

10 a.m. Saturday

11:30 a.m. Saturday

Conductor

Michael Hall, conductor

Start the season with excerpts from John Williams’ deliciously dramatic score  

Magic, mystery and wonder — just in time for Halloween! With popular and powerful music from “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” learn about the conductor’s job and how different instruments are used in the orchestra. Also includes excerpts from Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” and Stravinsky’s “Firebird.”

Saturday, January 8, 2005

Saturday, January 8, 2005

MUSIC FROM AMERICA'S WILD WEST

Venue:

Segerstrom Hall, Orange County Performing Arts Center  

Time:

10 a.m. Saturday

11:30 a.m. Saturday

Conductor

Michael Hall, conductor

Cowboys, rodeos and more

Using John Williams’ infectious music from “The Cowboys,” learn how folk, country, jazz and gospel all influenced classical music. Also includes excerpts from Copland’s “Rodeo” and Groffe’s “Grand Canyon Suite.”

:mrgreen: Debney End Title from Cutthroat Island

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Erich Kunzel

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Hey, these concerts sound kind of fun! :pukeface:

CYPHER - who will obviously not be going however, given certain geographical constraints. :)

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