L.A. Studio Legends: Mike Lang

Legendary pianist and keyboardist talks his unparalleled career as a first-call studio musician on thousands of film scores for top film composers, including his many collaborations with John Williams, for whom he played on more than 30 films including The Poseidon Adventure, The Towering Inferno, The Eiger Sanction and Hook

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Photo by Bonnie Perkinson

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Legacy Conversations Video Series Ep.3: Sarah Willis

French Horn player of the Berlin Philharmonic and music educator extraordinaire talks her lifelong love for the music of John Williams and the unforgettable experience of performing his music under the Maestro’s baton

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A Bet Won With History

A musician’s reflection on the acceptance of John Williams’ music by such great European classical institutions as Vienna and Berlin

John Williams and Italian pianist Simone Pedroni in Vienna (January 2020, photo courtesy of Simone Pedroni)

We’re proud to present a reflection penned by Italian pianist and conductor Simone Pedroni (originally published by the Italian music magazine Musica) about John Williams’ concerts in Berlin and what they meant for the classical music community around the globe.

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At The Crossroad of History: John Williams in Berlin

A reflection on the already historic concerts of Maestro John Williams with the legendary Berliner Philharmoniker held at the Philharmonie Hall of Berlin on October 14, 15 and 16, 2021

John Williams conducting the Berliner Philharmoniker (Photo © Stephan Rabold)
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Legacy Conversations Video Series Ep.2: Emilio Audissino

Distinguished author and scholar discusses the second edition of his acclaimed book The Film Music of John Williams: Reviving Hollywood’s Classical Style, reflecting upon the current status of the academic studies of John Williams’ music and the composer’s place in the history of film music

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Featuring Special Guest Frank Lehman

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Top of the World: John Williams and ‘The Eiger Sanction’

Soundtrack Producer Mike Matessino presents Intrada Records’ new 2-disc expanded edition of John Williams’ score for Clint Eastwood’s alpine thriller, featuring the world premiere release of the original film recording and a remastered version of the 1975 soundtrack album

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L.A. Studio Legends: Stephen Erdody

Cellist extraordinaire talks his distinguished career as a studio musician in Hollywood and his many collaborations with John Williams, including Angela’s Ashes, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Memoirs of a Geisha and Munich

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Photo courtesy of Stephen Erdody

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Heavens and Dreamscapes: Mike Matessino Talks ‘Always’ and ‘Images’

The esteemed Soundtrack Producer discusses two classic John Williams’ film scores recently released: Steven Spielberg’s 1989 aviation drama Always and Robert Altman’s 1972 cult classic Images

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The new editions of ‘Always’ (La-La Land Records) and ‘Images’ (Quartet Records)

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Legacy Conversations: Steven C. Smith and William Stromberg

Author Steven C. Smith and composer & conductor William Stromberg discuss the lineage that connects John Williams and the great composers of the Golden Age of Hollywood, including Bernard Herrmann and Max Steiner

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