Legendary director Stanley Donen will host a retrospective of some of his classic movie musicals, introducing a number of selections with their accompanying film clips projected above the orchestra: "You're All the World to Me" from Royal Wedding; "Bless Your Beautiful Hide" from Seven Brides for Seven Brothers; "I Like Myself" from It's Always Fair Weather; "The Worry Song" from Anchors Aweigh; and the title song from Singin' in the Rain.
The program will also feature Mr. Williams's own Sound the Bells! and a medley from films directed by George Lucas and Steven Spielberg. Philharmonic Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow will be the soloist in Williams's adaptation of selections from Fiddler on the Roof; Principal Cellist Carter Brey will perform Sayuri's Theme from Memoirs of a Geisha.
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