John Williams was among the four personalities honored by the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC) on March 16 at Gala Bel Canto, its annual fundraiser, which took place at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
The celebration, hosted by actress Jane Kaczmarek, included heartfelt accolades and moving musical tributes by 300 singers from five LACC ensembles, led by Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson.
“We are proud to recognize these distinguished honorees for their immeasurable contributions to the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus. John Williams, whose exceptional music has touched people around the world, has collaborated with LACC on numerous projects, providing unparalleled artistic opportunities for our choristers.” said Gala Bel Canto Chair Cheryl R. Scheidemantle.
Last night with #John Williams honoring him with Bel Canto Award from @LACCsings A wonderful tribute to him! pic.twitter.com/WsWXGS2Lao
— James Conlon (@JamesJConlon) March 17, 2016