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John Williams: ‘Close Encounters’ with a Musical Genius

December 4, 2023 @ 12:30 pm


In a career that spans five decades, John Williams has become one of America’s most accomplished and successful composers for film and the concert stage. Mr. Williams has composed the music and served as music director for more than one hundred films. His 40-year artistic partnership with director Steven Spielberg has resulted in many of Hollywood’s most acclaimed and successful films, including ‘Schindler’s List,’ ‘E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial,’ ‘Jaws,’ ‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind,’ and ‘Saving Private Ryan,’ to name just a few. In this lively evening, pianist, raconteur, and American music specialist Robert Wyatt celebrates the life and works of John Williams. So fasten your seatbelts… it’s going to be a fabulous ride! This event is also available virtually.