Keith Lockhart previews Tanglewood performance of ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ score alongside film screening

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In a thrilling matchup of live music with classic film adventure, Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops will present “Raiders of the Lost Ark” at Tanglewood on Friday.

In past years, Tanglewood concertgoers have enjoyed “West Side Story” and “The Wizard of Oz” screened with live performance of the film score. The adventure continues Friday as Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) rambles around the globe in a race-against-time search for the Ark of the Covenant.

Thirty five years ago, master film composer John Williams created musical atmospheres, themes, leitmotifs, textures, and full-fledged concert pieces to heighten the drama of the hair’s-breadth escapes, car chases, duels, digs, fights, flights, and ultimate supernatural horror and wonderment that is “Raiders.”

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