Tribute to John Williams: the darling of musicians and audiences alike

Interview by Frédéric Cardin
Genres and styles : Classical

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From 17 to 31 May, Francis Choinière and his Orchestre FILMharmonique will be paying a heartfelt, even epic, tribute to Hollywood composer John Williams. From Montreal to Toronto, via Quebec City and Trois-Rivières, music lovers and film buffs will have the pleasure of reliving the thrills that Williams’ symphonic scores have probably given them. Star Wars, Harry Potter, Schnidler’s List, Jaws, E.T., Jurassic Park and many more will follow under the baton of conductor Choinière. I spoke to Francis about the music of John Williams and what it means to the musical world in general and to him in particular.

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