An Evening with John Williams & the Nashville Symphony
Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Sat, Sep 09 8:00 pm
A Benefit for the Nashville Symphony’s Education & Community Engagement Programs, including Accelerando 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. Featuring Music from Star Wars, E.T., Harry Potter & More 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.