Posts Tagged ‘John Williams’

Lucasfilm has confirmed today that John Williams is set to return as the composer of the currently untitled fifth installment in the Indiana Jones film series. The movie will be directed by James Mangold (Logan, Ford v. Ferrari, 3:10 to Yuma) and stars Harrison Ford in the title role, alongside Phoebe Waller-Bridge. No other cast […]

‘Spotlight on John Williams’ Album Announced

Posted: March 24, 2021 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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The City Light Symphony Orchestra, founded in Lucerne in 2018, has announced its debut album with the 100-minute program Spotlight on John Williams. The 90-piece orchestra recorded a selection of classic film scores by Williams in the concert hall of the KKL Luzern in September 2020 – with a deliberate focus on his great stylistic […]

La-La Land Records has announced a new soundtrack album for the 60s sci-fi series The Time Tunnel created by Irwin Allen and starring James Darren, Robert Colbert, Whit Bissell, John Zaremba and Lee Meriwether. The first volume in The Time Tunnel soundtrack collection features the original music from several episodes of the show composed by John […]

Intrada Records has announced a new soundtrack album for Steven Spielberg’s 2005 feature War of the Worlds starring Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto and Tim Robbins. The 2-CD set features the remastered and expanded score from the Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures production composed and conducted by John Williams (Star Wars, Raiders […]

Intrada Records has announced a new soundtrack album for the 1984 drama The River directed by Mark Rydell and starring Sissy Spacek, Mel Gibson and Scott Glenn. The album features the expanded original score from the composed and conducted by John Williams (Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jaws, Schindler’s List, Jurassic Park, Harry […]

John Williams in Vienna Concert Album Announced

Posted: May 4, 2020 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Albums
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Deutsche Grammophon has announced the concert album John Williams in Vienna. The album features the the live recordings of the Hollywood legend’s Vienna Philharmonic 2020 debut. The composer shared the stage with violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter. Among the titles features on the release are Star Wars, Harry Potter, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jurassic Park, E.T. […]

La-La Land Records has announced a new soundtrack album for the 1992 historical drama Far and Away directed by Ron Howard and starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. The album features the remastered and expanded original music from the Universal Pictures release composed and conducted by John Williams (Star Wars, Jaws, Raiders of the Lost […]

The Hollywood Bowl has announced this summer’s season schedule, which includes a number of film music concerts. On June 27, the Bowl will host a live to projection concert for Nicholas Hooper‘s score for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Justin Freer will conduct the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. Click here for more information. On July […]

Hildur Guðnadóttir has won her first Grammy Award for her score for the HBO limited series Chernobyl in the Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media category. The composer has previously received an Emmy Award for her work on the show. In the Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media, Natalie Hemby, Lady Gaga, Hillary […]

Two new movies are opening nationwide this weekend: Opening in most theaters is Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker directed by J.J. Abrams and starring Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Lupita Nyong’o, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Carrie Fisher and Billy Dee Williams. The film’s original music is […]