Williams and Spielberg: Maestros of the Movies

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.


John Williams


Steven Spielberg

special guest host

San Francisco Symphony


Richard Whiting (arr. John Williams)

Hooray for Hollywood (with film) 

John Williams

Suite from Far and Away 

John Williams

Three Pieces from Harry Potter 

John Williams

“Dartmoor, 1912” from War Horse

John Williams

Star Wars Main Title

John Williams

Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third Kind (with film) 

John Williams

The Circus Train Chase from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (with film)

John Williams

“The Duel” from The Adventures of Tintin (with film) 

John Williams

Theme from Schindler’s List 

John Williams

“Adventures on Earth” from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Concert: Approx. 2h, includes intermission.

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Composer John Williams on scoring ET:

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  1. Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 8:00pm

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