John Williams Conducts the American Youth Symphony at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
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Two iconic American rock groups will share the stage at the Fabulous Forum this summer as Cheap Trick joins Boston for their "Heaven on Earth" tour. Known for their killer pop hooks, Boston sold millions during the '70s and '80s with their catchy version of prog rock. Their self-titled debut was one of the fastest-selling pop debuts in history, spawning three hit singles that became American classics: "More Than a Feeling," "Long Time" and "Peace of Mind." At the same time, Cheap Trick was perfecting the delicate balance between power pop and hard rock that made them a major influence on future punk, metal and alternative bands. Songs like "I Want You to Want Me," "Surrender" and "Dream Police," along with their dynamic live performances, sealed their reputation as arena rock gods. Now, 40 years into their careers, the two bands are still going strong. The "Heaven on Earth" tour is traveling the country in support of Boston's sixth studio album release, Life, Love & Hope, and this is one of a select few appearances where Cheap Trick will be performing with them. Learn More
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John Williams and the American Youth Symphony were amazing! Is there a better youth orchestra anywhere in the world today? Alex Treger does a great job with these young musicians, and Treger also performed beautifully in his violin solo of...continued
He needs no introduction…music lovers worldwide have long known John Williams as one of the greatest film music composers of all time. He has received forty-five Academy Award nominations, most recently for his scores from Memoirs of a Geisha and Munich, making him the Academy’s most nominated living person. He has been awarded five Oscars, seven British Academy Awards (BAFTA), twenty Grammys, four Golden Globes, four Emmys and numerous gold and platinum records.
John Williams joins AYS and featured soloist Alexander Treger (performing violin solos from Fiddler on the Roof & Schindler’s List) to conduct his own music – a very special gala evening that promises to be the concert of the year! Come celebrate 43 years of memorable AYS concerts like these featuring the finest pre-professional musicians in Los Angeles.
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