This concert is sold out online, but some obstructed view seats may be available by phone. Please call (415) 864-6000 for more information.
As the man responsible for the most recognizable music in film history, John Williams is a Hollywood legend. His iconic scores for Star Wars, Jaws, Indiana Jones, Harry Potter, Schindler's List, E.T., Lincoln, and so many others, have inspired generations of movie fans. His longest and most frequent artistic collaborator, Steven Spielberg is truly one of the most successful and honored directors in the history of motion pictures. For the first time in more than a decade, Maestro Williams returns to conduct the San Francisco Symphony in a thrilling concert of his film music. Mr. Spielberg will join him as a special guest host for the second half of what is sure to be an unforgettable evening.
This concert benefits the Orchestra’s pension fund.
special guest host
Richard Whiting (arr. John Williams)
Hooray for Hollywood (with film)
Suite from Far and Away
Three Pieces from Harry Potter
“Dartmoor, 1912” from War Horse
Star Wars Main Title
Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third Kind (with film)
The Circus Train Chase from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (with film)
“The Duel” from The Adventures of Tintin (with film)
Theme from Schindler’s List
“Adventures on Earth” from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Concert: Approx. 2h, includes intermission.
Watch a Video
Composer John Williams on scoring ET: