The New York Philharmonic will present the World Premiere of the Star WarsFilm Concert Series featuring screenings of the complete films A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and The Force Awakens with Oscar-winning composer John Williams' musical scores performed live to the films. The concerts will be led by acclaimed conductor David Newman.
Since the release of the first Star Wars movie nearly 40 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.
Fans will be able to experience the scope and grandeur of these beloved Star Wars films in a live symphonic concert experience, as the Star WarsFilm Concert Series premieres from September 15 through October 7 at David Geffen Hall in New York City. The schedule is below:
Sept. 15, 8:00pm Concert - A New Hope (world premiere)
Sept. 16, 8:00pm Concert - A New Hope
Sept. 26, 7:30 pm Concert - The Empire Strikes Back (world premiere)
Sept. 27, 7:30pm Concert - The Empire Strikes Back
Sept. 28, 7:30pm Concert - The Empire Strikes Back
Oct. 4, 7:30pm Concert - Return of the Jedi (world premiere)
Oct. 5, 7:30pm Concert - Return of the Jedi
Oct. 6, 8:00pm Concert - The Force Awakens (world premiere)
Oct. 7, 8:00pm Concert - The Force Awakens
The Star WarsFilm Concert Series is produced under license by Disney Concerts in association with 20th Century Fox and Warner/Chappell Music.