John Williams to lead Pops in tribute to Maestro Kunzel

by Roger Seay - email

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Composer and conductor John Williams will lead the Cincinnati Pops in a one-night only tribute to Maestro Erich Kunzel at Riverbend this summer.

Williams is appearing in tribute to Kunzel. His August 7th program is dubbed "A Movie Music Spectacular."

Williams has written the score to many of the movies that have defined this generation including Star Wars, Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Schindler's List, Jurassic Park, E.T., and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

The Pops promises the program to be an electrifying summer evening on the banks of the Ohio River with a true American icon.

Erich Kunzel, founder of the Cincinnati Pops, passed away in September of 2009.

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