John Williams at ‘Tanglewood on Parade’ 2022 – Review, Photos & Video

August 2, 2022, Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA
Boston Pops Orchestra, BSO and TMCO conducted by Thomas Adès, Stefan Asbury, JoAnn Falletta Thomas Wilkins, and JOHN WILLIAMS


  • Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber (Hindemith)
    Conducted by JoAnn Falletta
  • Just Down West Street…on the Left (Williams)
    Conducted by John Williams
  • La Valse, Poème Choréographique (Ravel)
    Conducted by Thomas Ades
  • Tico-Tico No Fubá (Abreu, arr. Dragon)
  • Laura (Raskin)
  • America, from West Side Story (Bernstein, arr. Ramin)
    Conducted by Thomas Wilkins
  • Potter Triptych (Williams)
    (Hedwig’s Theme, Fawkes the Phoenix, Harry’s Wondrous World)
    Conducted by John Williams
  • Ukrainian National Anthem (Verbytsky, arr. Reshetilov)
    Conducted by Thomas Wilkins
  • 1812 Overture (Tchaikovsky)
    Conducted by Stefan Asbury



  • The Berkshire Eagle – Boston Pops Conductor Laureate John Williams, at 90 remarkably energetic and spry, took the podium following the customary hero’s welcome, leading a tribute to retiring TMC Director Ellen Highstein by honoring her request to reprise his vivacious “Just Down West Street, on the Left …” composed in 2015 for the center’s 75th anniversary. –  Full review

VIDEO: John Williams conducts Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter


Photo credit: The Berkshire Eagle

Photo credit: Tanglewood Festival