The Legacy of John Williams Interviews Joanne Pearce Martin, Piano Solo Performer on ‘The Fabelmans’ (Podcast)

John Williams has written solo parts spotlighting specific instrumentalists both in his film scores and works for the concert hall. While it’s not rare to see such superstar musicians as Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma or Anne-Sophie Mutter as the featured soloist and the dedicatee of a piece, Williams has often used the talents of some of the best musicians of the Los Angeles area, including distinguished members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. It’s the case of Joanne Pearce Martin, the Principal Keyboardist and Pianist of the LA Phil, who recently had the honour to be the featured piano soloist on the soundtrack for Steven Spielberg’s acclaimed The Fabelmans, performing both the piano solos from the classical repertoire as heard in the film and John Williams’ Academy Award-nominated original score.

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