The Meadows Symphony Orchestra presents its first-ever pops concert, led by Grammy-winning guest artist Richard Kaufman, principal pops conductor of Orange County’s Pacific Symphony and pops conductor laureate of the Dallas Symphony. He will be joined by guest James Thatcher, a renowned French horn player who spent decades as a principal horn in Hollywood, performing scores for hundreds of major films including Jaws, E.T., Jurassic Park and Titanic. The first half of the concert features six short classical and pop works, including Leroy Anderson’s Sandpaper Ballet, the Allegro from Mozart’s Concerto No. 4 for French Horn and Orchestra, excerpts from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio Espagnole, Op. 34, and the lively folk dance “Lezghinka” from Aram Khachaturian’s ballet Gayaneh. The second half celebrates the work of famed movie composer John Williams, featuring music from Hook, Superman, Minority Report, Jurassic Park, Jaws, Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark.