VIDEO: Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood (2h20min) – Includes ‘Highwood’s Ghost’ Composed and Conducted by John Williams

John Williams’ performance of Highwood’s Ghost, An Encounter for Cello, Harp and Orchestra at the Bernstein Centennial Celebration is now available to watch at (1:26:45 into the video). The piece premiered on August 19 under Andris Nelsons and was conducted by Williams on August 25 at the Bernstein tribute, with Jessica Zhou on harp and Yo-Yo Ma on cello (see JWFan report).

Click here to watch the Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood

Williams-related segments:

0:27:00 – John Williams interview (42”)
1:12:15 – Host talks about Highwood’s Ghost (1′)
1:26:45 – John Williams conducts Highwood’s Ghost – Jessica Zhou, Harp – Yo-Yo Ma, Cello (17’37”)

The concert is also available on Blu-ray and DVD.



See also:
Highwood’s Ghost Premieres at Tanglewood
(Audio, Program Notes, Reviews)