SAN JOSE, CA — Symphony Silicon Valley will present Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert at San Jose’s Center for the Performing Arts. These screenings of the complete film will feature Oscar-winning composer John Williams’ score performed live, led by acclaimed conductor Jeffrey Schindler. Fans will be able to experience the scope and grandeur of this beloved film in a live symphonic concert experience March 29-31. [Click here for event information]
Since the release of the first Star Wars movie nearly forty years ago, the Star Wars saga has had a seismic impact on both cinema and culture, inspiring audiences around the world with its mythic storytelling, captivating characters, groundbreaking special effects and iconic musical scores composed by Williams.
Legendary composer John Williams is well known for scoring all eight of the Star Wars saga films to date, beginning with 1977’s Star Wars: A New Hope, for which he earned an Academy Award for Best Original Score. His compositions for The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi were each nominated for Best Original Score. [Read More]