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Tanglewood weekend highlights eclectic wizardry of John Williams

2 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

On Friday, at Tanglewood, conductor Keith Lockhart will lead the Boston Pops through modern orchestral favorites such as John Williams' “The Imperial March” from “Star Wars.” The next night, maestros Williams and Andris Nelsons will share the Tanglewood podium for a program featuring Copland, Stravinsky and the world premiere of William's own Violin Concerto No. 2.
The two nights exemplify the towering and strange place the 89-year-old Williams occupies in music.
The Friday program won't be unfamiliar to Pops fans. Similar to past Pops concerts, it will be devoted to selections from...
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