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The San Francisco Symphony's annual film series features screenings of Universal Pictures' Jurassic Park, Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas, Disney's Mary Poppins, and Close Encounters of the Third Kind, performed live to picture

October 23, 2018

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / OCTOBER 23, 2018

   
(High-resolution images for the San Francisco Symphony’s Film Series are available for download from the Online Press Kit.)

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY’S ANNUAL FILM SERIES FEATURES SCREENINGS OF UNIVERSAL PICTURES’ JURASSIC PARK, TIM BURTON’S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, DISNEY’S MARY POPPINS, AND CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND, PERFORMED LIVE TO PICTURE

2018–19 season also includes performances of Love Actually, Home Alone, and La La Land

Tickets for Home Alone on sale October 22; tickets for all other films available now at sfsymphony.org

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—The San Francisco Symphony’s (SFS) acclaimed Film Series continues in the 2018–19 season with the Orchestra performing the live accompaniment to seven iconic films projected on a large screen above the stage. The Film Series kicks off November 1–3 & 6 with Universal Pictures’ 1993 science fiction blockbuster Jurassic Park featuring the SF Symphony performing John Williams’ iconic score live, conducted by Constantine Kitsopoulos. On November 30, December 1 & 6, Ted Sperling leads the SFS in performances of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, with music by Danny Elfman. December 11–12 concerts present another Holiday favorite—Universal Pictures’ Christmas-themed romantic comedy Love Actually with a score by Craig Armstrong, conducted by Erik Ochsner. Then, on December 1921, Randall Craig Fleischer leads the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus, joined by the Ragazzi Boys Chorus and Young Women’s Choral Projects of San Francisco, in Chris Columbus’ beloved Holiday comedy Home Alone, featuring music by John Williams.

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