Saturday, August 15, 2020
In an encore broadcast from Tanglewood, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter joins the Boston Pops and Conductor Laureate John Williams for a program of the legendary composer's magical film music.
Boston Pops Orchestra
John Williams and David Newman, conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
Across the Stars: Music of John Williams
Recorded on July 7, 2019, at the Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood
Drawing from her recent recording Across the Stars, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter performs selections from Williams’s iconic scores, in brilliant new arrangements created especially for her. The program includes music from Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Harry Potter, Dracula, Superman, Memoirs of a Geisha, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the haunting melodies of Schindler’s List, and many more.
Anne-Sophie Mutter describes the way her longtime, deep love for John Williams's music sparked the program and the recording, what the composer's film and concert music have in common, and how Williams found new ways to channel his music for solo violin:
This concert is not available on demand.