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John Williams Film Prom

Movie magic from John Williams's back catalogue, including Star Wars, Harry Potter and ET, as the Proms celebrates the 85th birthday of the world's favourite film composer.

The BBC Proms celebrates the 85th birthday of the world's favourite film composer, John Williams. The BBC Concert Orchestra and conductor Keith Lockhart perform some of the best-loved music in cinema history, including movie magic from Star Wars, Harry Potter, ET and Indiana Jones as well as lesser-known gems from John Williams's extraordinary back catalogue. Presented by Katie Derham.

2 hours

Music Played

  • John Williams

    Overture to Goodbye, Mr Chips

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    Raiders March from 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    Main Theme from Jaws

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    March from Superman

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    Suite for Cello and Orchestra from Memoirs of a Geisha: No 1 Sayuri's Theme

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    The Tale of Viktor Navorski from The Terminal

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    Dartmoor, 1912 from War Horse

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Hedwig's Theme

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    A Child's Tale: Suite from the BFG

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    Flying Theme from ET the Extra-Terrestrial

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    Suite from JFK, 1st mvt: Theme from JFK

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    Prayer for Peace from Munich

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    Dry Your Tears, Afrika from Amistad

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    Devil's Dance from The Witches of Eastwick

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    Escapades (No 3) for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra from Catch Me If You Can

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    March of the Resistance from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    Rey's Theme from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    Main Title from Star Wars: A New Hope

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    The Cantina Band from Star Wars: A New Hope

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • John Williams

    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Harry's Wondrous World

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Katie Derham
Producer Martyn Stevens
Director Helen Mansfield
Conductor Keith Lockhart
Orchestra BBC Concert Orchestra

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