John Williams and Yo-Yo Ma renew their celebrated, decades-long collaboration and friendship with A Gathering of Friends, an all-new recording from Sony Classical set for release on May 20, 2022, and available now for preorder. The album is comprised of two acclaimed concert works the composer wrote for the cellist, plus selections from his film scores for Schindler’s ListLincoln, and MunichA Gathering of Friends also features the New York Philharmonic, with special appearances by the Spanish guitarist Pablo Sáinz-Villegas and harpist Jessica Zhou.

JOHN WILLIAMSYO-YO MANEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
A GATHERING OF FRIENDS

Cello Concerto (2021 Revision)
1              I. Theme & Cadenza
2              II. Blues
3              III. Scherzo
4              IV. Song

Three Pieces from Schindler’s List
5              I. Theme
6              II. Kraków Ghetto – Winter ’41
7              III. Remembrances

8              Highwood’s Ghost
9              With Malice Toward None from Lincoln
10            A Prayer for Peace from Munich