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For John Williams Concert, Battle Creek Symphony Will Perform Hits, And Some Surprises

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With 24 Grammys and five Academy Awards, John Williams' Hollywood career spans six decades as an A-list composer. Anne Harrigan of the Battle Creek Symphony chose selections familiar and rarely-heard to perform with the orchestra on Saturday, Nov 10 at W.K. Kellogg Auditorium. They include highlights from Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Jaws, ET, Jurassic Park, Harry Potter, Schindler's List, Patriot, and Saving Private Ryan. Harrigan talks to Cara Lieurance about John Williams' living legacy and his importance to music lovers around the world.

Joining the Battle Creek Symphony for this concert  are the Battle Creek Boys Choir and Girls Chorus, The Lakeview HS Chamber Choir, the Pennfield HS Chorale, and the Harper Creek Honors Choir.

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Cara Lieurance is the local host of NPR's All Things Considered on 1021 WMUK and covers local arts & culture on Let's Hear It on 89.9 Classical WMUK weekday mornings at 10 - 11 am.
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