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The Boston Pops Orchestra

A Salute to
John Williams


TV Broadcast, VHS Transfer Guests: Richard Dreyfuss, Henry Mancini,
Format: DVD (Thanks to Miguel Andrade!) Christopher Reeve, Jessye Norman,
Total Playing Time: 55:00 Aretha Franklin, André Previn,
Date: April 18, 2006 Leslie Bricusse and Itzhak Perlman
Cat. No. 022 Symphony Hall, Boston

A Celebration upon John Williams' Retirement
as Music Director of the Boston Pops Orchestra after 14 seasons

Host of the evening: Richard Dreyfuss

Arthur Fiedler was conductor of the Boston Pops
from 1930 until his death in 1979.

In January 1980, John Williams was named the 19th conductor of
the Boston Pops Orchestra since its founding in 1885.

After his retirement in December 1993,
Williams assumed the title of Laureate Conductor.

Henry Mancini

Christopher Reeve

Jessye Norman

Jessye Norman sings "All The Things You Are".
John Williams
, piano

Aretha Franklin

Itzhak Perlman

André Previn

Leslie Bricusse

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