Classical Music

Orioles host BSO and honors composer John Williams, who throws out Monday's first pitch

Orioles host BSO and honors composer John Williams, who throws out Monday's first pitch

Legendary composer John Williams was a special guest of the Orioles Monday night, when they faced the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards.

A lifelong baseball fan, Williams threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the game, as his five-decade career in the performing arts was recognized. Members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s brass and percussion sections, led by music director Marin Alsop, performed a pregame concert of Williams’ works.

Symphony members later accompanied the Stevensville Middle School choir for the national anthem. The Orioles incorporated Williams’ music throughout the...

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