Salute to John Williams
Richard Kaufman, conductor
Bernie Fields, harmonica
Wakahisakai, Kabuki dancers
Mike Senna, R2D2 robot engineer
Academy and Grammy Award-winner John Williams has made cinematic history as the composer of some of Hollywood’s most popular and recognizable film scores including “Jaws,” “Star Wars,” “Superman,” “Indiana Jones,” “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,” “Jurassic Park,” and the first three “Harry Potter” films. Maestro Kaufman pays tribute to the genius of John Williams on the occasion of his 85th birthday.
Learn more about the music and composer John Williams in the program notes.