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Evening at Pops; John Williams Show 2003

with Nancy Wilson , Dan Higgins

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Evening at Pops
John Williams Show 2003
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Taped shows of the Boston Pops. First telecast on WGBH in June 1957; Arthur Fiedler conducting at MIT Kresge Auditorium. Premiered nationally July 5, 1970, performances at Symphony Hall. Series release date: 1970

Program Description

The Boston Pops Orchestra welcomes laureate conductor John Williams for his annual celebration of legendary Hollywood music. Williams conducts selections from the scores of Citizen Kane, Richard III and Jane Eyre, and discusses the methods behind cinematic composing. Saxophonist Daniel Higgins is on hand to perform Williams’ Oscar-nominated score to Steven Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Can, while songstress Nancy Wilson joins in to sing “All of Me” and “Embraceable You.”

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Broadcast program

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Performance for a Live Audience
Dangel, Susan (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Evening at Pops; John Williams Show 2003,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 18, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8DF52DF8026E45F1AAEFBD4A22F2767B.
MLA: “Evening at Pops; John Williams Show 2003.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 18, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8DF52DF8026E45F1AAEFBD4A22F2767B>.
APA: Evening at Pops; John Williams Show 2003. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8DF52DF8026E45F1AAEFBD4A22F2767B
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