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Special Event

An Evening with John Williams & the Nashville Symphony

Featuring Music from Star Wars, E.T., Harry Potter & More

Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:00 p.m.

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

A Benefit for the Nashville Symphony’s Education & Community Engagement Programs, including Accelerando. 

PLEASE NOTE: There are no exchanges or refunds for this benefit concert.

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony

John Williams, conductor
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Julia Harguindey, bassoon

PROGRAM
Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third Kind
The Five Sacred Trees
Flying Theme from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 
Flight to Neverland from Hook 
A Child’s Tale: Suite from The BFG 
Three Selections from Harry Potter 
Hedwig’s Theme
Fawkes the Phoenix
Harry’s Wondrous World
Three Selections from Star Wars 
Scherzo for X-Wings
Rey’s Theme
Throne Room & Finale

FIRST-EVER NASHVILLE APPEARANCE – Composer of some of the most beloved music ever written, the legendary John Williams conducts your Nashville Symphony. The program opens with Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero conducting Williams' concerto for orchestra and bassoon entitled The Five Sacred Trees, featuring principal bassoonist Julia Harguindey. The second half will feature John Williams conducting the orchestra as they perform highlights from some of his more than 100 film scores.
 

This concert is a benefit for the Nashville Symphony's education and community engagement programs, including Accelerando, which provides training and resources to young musicians from diverse ethnic communities. A portion of each ticket is a tax-deductible contribution. Notification of your donation will be sent out after the concert.


Listen to this concert LIVE on 91Classical via 91.1 FM, online and their app. More information on the 91Classical Radio Fest can be found here.


Important Information:

To help ensure the safety and security of our patrons, all tickets will now be scanned at the main entrance doors. All patrons must present a ticket before entering the building.

Here are some helpful tips:

  • Arrive early – building doors will open 90 minutes prior to show time.
  • Have tickets ready when lining up at any of our entrances.
  • If you selected print-at-home tickets, print and bring your tickets with you.
  • If you have selected e-tickets on the Nashville Symphony's mobile app, please present upon entry. Be sure that your screen brightness is at 100% to ensure that the tickets are scanned properly.
  • Anyone without a ticket should proceed to the Box Office upon arrival. The Box Office is located on 4th Avenue South adjacent to the valet lane on Symphony Place.
  • Questions? Email the box office or call 615.687.6400.

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