Los Angeles Philharmonic John Williams
The Los Angeles Philharmonic is a renowned orchestra that is located in Los Angeles, California. From October till June each year, their regular season of concerts take place at the popular Walt Disney Concert Hall. The summer season of the orchestra takes place from July till September at the esteemed Hollywood Bowl. At the moment, the music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic is Gustavo Dudamel. The Conductor Laureate is Esa-Pekka Salonen while the CEO and the President is Deborah Borda.
Undoubtedly, the Los Angeles Philharmonic is amongst the most spoken of and innovative orchestras in modern day. It is widely considered as a “venturesome” ensemble that is tremendously admired. The orchestra aims to create fresh and novel music that is futuristic and has a modern day feel. It is not focused on re-creating the glories of the days gone by. The Walt Disney Concert Hall was inaugurated on the 23rd of October in 2003. Since then it has showcased 57 live world premiers, 26 U.S. premiers, one North American premiere and 63 commissioned new projects. John Williams’ collaboration with the orchestra is a highly anticipated one.
John Williams is an accomplished conductor, pianist and composer from the United States. Critics and fans have both recognized him as an all-time greatest movie composer. His career has spanned over six decades. Williams has composed the most celebrated and identifiable movie scores in the history of cinema. A few of his works comprise of music for Star War series, Jaws, the first two Jurassic Park movies, E.T. the Extra Terrestrial, Home Alone, Saving Private Ryan, Family Plot, Indiana Jones series, Superman, Hook, Catch Me If You Can, Harry Potter films, War Horse, Memoirs of a Geisha, Lincoln and Schindler’s List. Williams has worked on all the movies of Steven Spielberg, apart from his The Color Purple.
Other than his unforgettable music in the movies, John Williams has created the theme musical score for four Olympic Games, the Statue of Liberty’s rededication, NBC Sunday Night Football, and the television series known as Land of the Giants as well as for Lost in Space. From 1980 till 1993, he was the principal conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra. Today, he serves as the conductor laureate for the orchestra. He has composed several classical concerti too. Moreover, Williams has won various accolades such as seven British Academy Film Awards, five Academy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards and a total of 21 Grammy Awards. He has also received 49 Academy Award nominations. It is noted that after Walt Disney, Williams has received so many nominations. At the BMI Film and TV Awards in 1999, he was honored with the yearly Richard Kirk Award. In 2000, Williams was inducted into the prestigious Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame. In 2004, he received the Kennedy Center Honors.
John Williams’ collaboration with Los Angeles Philharmonic is a live entertaining music extravaganza that is highly anticipated by his fans. You can buy your Los Angeles Philharmonic John Williams tickets and get ready to enjoy some of your favorite movie tracks. The event is expected to be a memorable one.