John Williams Honored at 2018 Grammy Salute to Music Legends

John Williams at the GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends at Dolby Theatre on July 14, 2018 in Hollywood, California.

The Recording Academy honored its 2018 Special Merit Awards recipients with ‘Grammy Salute To Music Legends’, an awards ceremony and live tribute concert which took place July 14 at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. This year’s honorees included Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, Louis Jordan, Queen, Tina Turner and John Williams, who was presented the award by Gustavo Dudamel. Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers accompanied by the American Youth Orchestra conducted by David Newman performed the theme from Schindler’s List. The show was broadcast as part of PBS’ Great Performances on October 5.

Press release including performance list