John Williams is a name that needs little introduction to anyone who isÂ musically inclined. He has captured the hearts of many with his music and has also gained a respectable position for himself in the Hollywood movie industry. Some of his major composition works includes – E.T, Indiana Jones, Home Alone, and Tin Tin.Â He is currently in the midst of composing the score for Star Wars: The Force Awakes, Â the first installment of the all new three part Star Wars film series.
Alongside a talented orchestra and the film’s editorial and special effects team, William’sÂ new music will be developed and recorded over the next several months in the West Coast. This will also be the first timeÂ for a Star Wars score to be recorded in the United States of America. (The previous films in the saga were scored at Abbey Road with the celebrated London Symphony Orchestra)
â€œIâ€™ve had the privilege of working with the very best musicians in both the U.K. and the U.S.â€ says Williams. â€œThe London Symphony Orchestra has consistently performed with great artistry on all six of the prior films in theÂ Star WarsÂ saga, and I will be forever grateful for their commitment and dedication.Â Equally, it has been my honor to have worked with my brilliant colleagues in Los Angeles, and always appreciate the invaluable contribution theyâ€™ve made to my scores and to those of other composers.â€ ãƒ¼ Abstract from Starwars.com
The movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens is scheduled for release on the 17th of December 2015 in Singapore and it definitely is in our list of 2015 movies to be excited for! And to spice things up, if you are in Singapore this month, Jason Lai will be conducting an SSO Pops concert featuring John William’s music. The concert will include music from Stars Wars, Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, and many more. So bring your loved ones together to reminisce all of John William’s brilliant movie scores!