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John Williams never takes Steven Spielberg for granted

By Ray Bennett Five-time Oscar-winning composer John Williams, who is 83 today, has written many films for Steven Spielberg movies but he told me he never takes their collaborative closeness for granted.

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MUSIC REVIEW: The LSO: A Life in Film at the Barbican

By Ray Bennett LONDON – The London Symphony Orchestra celebrated its 70-plus years making music for movies with a sold-out concert at Barbican Hall on April 4 that ended with an enthusiastic standing ovation. The warm response was sparked not … Continue reading

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MUSIC REVIEW: ‘The LSO: A Life in Film’ at the Barbican

By Ray Bennett LONDON – The London Symphony Orchestra celebrated its 70-plus years of making music for movies with a sold-out concert at Barbican Hall on April 4 that ended with an enthusiastic standing ovation. The warm response was sparked … Continue reading

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MUSIC REVIEW: Patrick Doyle: Music From the Movies

By Ray Bennett “Wherever there is Pat, there is laughter, and his laugh can be heard across several counties,” said Imelda Staunton on Sunday at the Royal Albert Hall concert of film music by the great Scottish composer Patrick Doyle. … Continue reading

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