The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will present the Star Wars: Film Concert Series featuring screenings of the complete films A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back with Oscar-winning composer John Williams’ musical scores performed live to the films. The concerts will be led by NZSO Associate Conductor Hamish McKeich.
Since the release of the first Star Wars movie 41 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 Wars: Film Concert Series debuts Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert at Spark Arena.
4 May, 7:00pm – A New Hope
5 May, 4:00pm – The Empire Strikes Back