Boston Symphony Orchestra: John Williams’ Film Night at Tanglewood

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Tanglewood | Lenox, Massachusetts

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The most eagerly-anticipated Tanglewood summer highlight is back: The Boston Pops is bringing their epic John Williams Film Night to Tanglewood on 2 August 2024!

On the eve of award-winning composer and conductor John Williams’ 92nd birthday, the Boston Pops – a Boston Symphony Orchestra spin-off, under the baton of maestros Ken-David Masur and David Newman, will be entertaining audiences once more with thrilling renditions of the masterpieces of film.

Whether you’re more into the golden era of Hollywood or the contemporary memorables, the exhilarating concert is guaranteed to serve up some long-time favorites, together with a special celebration of Henry Mancini’s 100th birthday.

Hearing the legendary John Williams wonderful music while watching a film is one thing, but hearing it being performed live, accompanied by film clips on a large cinematic screen, it becomes an experience – one that nobody should miss out on. Tickets are priced from only $56, and with this popular tradition's track record, they will sell out faster than Superman can fly. Get yours now!

The acclaimed Boston Symphony Orchestra is a household name known for bringing world-class musical experiences to audiences from all walks of life. The famous Boston Pops, a spin-off of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, focuses on bringing the best of past and present to the widest audience possible. Their broad spectrum of styles includes anything from jazz to pop, from indie to rock, from big band to film music, from the great American songbook to Broadway and classics – something to everyone's liking, whether you're into orchestras or not.

With a career spanning over seven decades, the illustrious film composer John Williams, laureate conductor of the Boston Pops, composed some of the most recognizable, popular, and critically acclaimed film scores in cinema history. His renowned works include film scores for "Fiddler On the Roof", "Jaws", "Star Wars", "E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial", "Schindler's List", "Jurassic Park", "Indiana Jones", "Superman", and "Harry Potter" among many others. John Williams has also dabbled in classical concertos and other works for orchestral ensembles, as well as solos and themes for international sporting events and television series.

John Williams is the most-nominated living person in Academy Award history – he received no less than 54 nominations and countless accolades, including 26 Grammy Awards, 5 Academy Awards, 7 BAFTA Awards, 3 Emmy Awards, and 4 Golden Globe Awards.

John Williams is particularly renowned for his mixture of romanticism, impressionism, and atonal music with complex orchestration, incorporation of grandiose themes and sweeping romantic harmonies into film scores, and depth and richness together with sublime, soaring, memorable melodies.

The Boston Pops is bringing the magic of John Williams to their summer home – the Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood, nestled away in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The beautiful natural scenery around Tanglewood make for the perfect setting for an evening of terrific music – chills and goosebumps guaranteed. Every performance at Tanglewood is a memorable experience – heartfelt, exciting, and exhilarating. The venue offers multiple seating options for up to 15,000 people: up to 10,000 lawn seats for those interested in a more informal experience, box seating for a premium concert experience, and bench seating. Snag the front seats to the biggest must-see for any film and music lover now!

Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood


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