Charlottesville Symphony Presents: Pops at the Paramount – The Best of John Williams
Live Events | 06/2/2018 | 7:30PM
From a galaxy far, far away to the magical school of Hogwarts, composer John Williams’ legendary film scores have accompanied moviegoers on epic journeys for decades.
Now, you can experience the best of John Williams’ 100-plus movie soundtracks performed live by a full symphony orchestra! Music Director Benjamin Rous leads the Charlottesville Symphony in music from the Star Wars series (including one of the first performances anywhere of music from The Last Jedi), Harry Potter, E.T., Jaws, Superman, Lincoln and more. All music will be performed in the exact versions from the films.
Performance duration: approximately 2 hours, including one 15-minute intermission. Please note: this performance will not feature film clips and John Williams will not appear.
Krypton Fanfare and Superman March from SUPERMAN
The Shark Theme from JAWS
Getting Out the Vote from LINCOLN
With Malice Toward None from LINCOLN
Adventures on Earth from E.T. (THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL)
Nimbus 2000 from HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE
Harry’s Wondrous World from HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE
Rey’s Theme from STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS
The Jedi Steps from STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS
The Imperial March from STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
Yoda’s Theme from STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
The Rebellion is Reborn from STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI
Main Title from STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE