The Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra will perform John Williams: A Cinematic Celebration at the Granada Theater on Saturday, March 18 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, March 19 at 3:00 pm.
Guest Conductor Hodare will lead a symphony in a tribute concert, and live orchestral accompaniment will create a powerful cinematic moment.
Audiences can hear iconic movie moments from “Star Wars,” “Harry Potter,” “ET,” and more, performed by many of the same musicians who recorded the original movie soundtracks with Williams. increase.
In a career that spanned over 50 years, Williams, now 91, is one of America’s most successful composers, most successful on film and on the concert stage, and one of America’s most celebrated and prolific musicians. I’m a person.
He has composed music for over 100 movies, including all nine Star Wars films, the first three Harry Potter films, Superman, JFK, Jaws and Home Alone. served as music director. ”
Many Santa Barbara Symphony musicians are regulars at Williams’ studio, performing on original film scores, including concertmaster Jessica Gaidelli. Erik Rynearson, Principal Viola. Trevor Handy, principal cellist. Lara Wicks, principal oboe. Don Foster, principal clarinet. Teague Reeves, principal horn. John Lewis, principal trumpet.
Conductor Yasuda is committed to reimagining the concert experience for the 21st century. Her vision can be seen through her thought-provoking programming, her alliance with marginalized artists, her advocacy for arts education, and her dedication to presenting contemporary music.
Due to his success as music director of the Fresno Philharmonic Orchestra since 2017, his term has been extended to the 2025 season.
As a guest conductor, she has appeared with major ensembles such as the Baltimore, Chicago, St. Louis, Dallas, Detroit, Toronto, Winnipeg, Hawaii, Utah Symphony Orchestras, and the Chicago Civic Orchestra.
Tickets for John Williams: A Cinematic Celebration are available here. For more information on his 2022/23 season of Symphony, click here or call 805-898-9386.
The John Williams Tribute Concert is part of the Granada Synergy Series. John Williams: A Cinematic Celebration is supported by his Sarah & Roger Chrisman of Principal Concert His Sponsors. Artist Sponsor, Lehrer Family Charitable Foundation. and Selection Sponsors, and Omega Financial Group.