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Celebrating John Williams

No other world-class orchestra champions the classic film-music tradition like the Los Angeles Philharmonic does – and the close working relationship our Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel has established with the legendary John Williams makes this the ultimate showcase album of the composer’s greatest works.

Celebrating John Williams features a selection of unforgettable themes from Williams’ much-loved scores for films and film series such as Star Wars, E.T., Jurassic Park, Harry Potter and Indiana Jones.

Featured Artists:

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, Music & Artistic Director
Simone Porter, violin
Robert deMaine, cello


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 This unique collection includes:

  • Olympic Fanfare and Theme
  • Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Out to Sea and The Shark Cage Fugue from Jaws
  • Three Selections from Harry Potter
  • Adventures on Earth from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
  • The Flight to Neverland from Hook
  • Theme from Jurassic Park
  • Three Selections from Indiana Jones
  • Sayuri's Theme from Memoirs of a Geisha
  • Three Selections from Star Wars
  • Adagio from Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Superman March

“… one of the finest showcases for John Williams’s film music yet to emerge. … exceptional playing [by] the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, recorded in state-of-the-art sound, and well directed by Gustavo Dudamel.”

— David Mellor, (Album of the Week: March 28, 2019)