Performed by The London Symphony Orchestra and Featuring Scores from Star Wars and Harry Potter to Jurassic Park and the World Premiere Version of Schindler’s List for Cello

01 March 2018 (Toronto, ON) – Today sees the announcement of John Williams: A Life In Music – a brand new album of iconic movie scores by the world’s most successful film composer including Star Wars, Jurassic Park, E.T. and many more. Featuring brand new recordings by the London Symphony Orchestra, including the world premiere recording of Schindler’s List for cello, the album will be released on May the 4th (International Star Wars Day) via Decca Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. Watch the album trailer HERE.
The LSO’s close connection with Williams dates back nearly 40 years with the orchestra performing many of the original versions. The epic collection of John Williams: A Life In Music was recorded by the 86-piece orchestra led by Gavin Greenaway at London’s Air Studios. In addition to the first recording of Schindler’s List for cello, the 10-track album as features the LSO’s first ever performance of “Hedwig’s Theme” from Harry Potter. From writing the world’s best-loved soundtracks – including Jaws, E.T. and the Home Alone films – to conducting some of the world’s most accomplished orchestras, John Williams truly is one of the greatest living composers of our generation.
Following this year’s Oscar nominations, Williams broke his own record with more Oscar nominations than any other living person – a title he first earned in 2016. Williams has also won five Academy Awards, seven BAFTAs, 24 Grammy’s, four Golden Globes, five Emmys, and numerous Gold and Platinum records.
This year, the Hollywood legend celebrates 60 years in movies. Alongside the release of this once-in-a-lifetime album, Williams will also conduct the London Symphony Orchestra in an extremely rare performance at London’s Royal Albert Hall, making it the 86-year-old composer’s first performance in the UK in 22 years.
Over the span of his extraordinary career, Williams has graced the big screens and touched the hearts of people across the world with his music and this new album promises to do the same.

John Williams – John Williams: A Life in Music

1.“Main Title” – Star Wars        
2.“Theme” – Jurassic Park
3.“Hedwig’s Theme” – Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone
4.“The Raiders March” – Raiders Of The Lost Ark
5.“Flying Theme” – E.T.
6.“Theme” – Schindler’s List
7.“The Flight To Neverland” – Hook
8.“Hymn To The Fallen” – Saving Private Ryan
9.“Shark Theme” – Jaws
10.“Williams: Superman March” – Superman

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