St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Plays Tribute to the Music of John Williams in Sept. 13th-15th Concerts

Music Director Stéphane Denève and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra will take audiences on a tour-de-force journey through some of Hollywood’s most thrilling movies in the first concerts of the 2019/2020 season: The Music of John Williams. Concerts are 7:00pm Friday and Saturday, September 13-14, and 2:30pm Sunday, September 15.

A bedrock of film music, John Williams redefined the American music landscape with his work on some of Hollywood’s biggest films, including Indiana Jones, Jaws, E.T. – The Extraterrestrial, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Harry Potter. The Slso plays Williams’ most memorable themes, along with music from lesser-known films including Memoirs of a Geisha and The Book Thief. Slso Principal Cello Daniel Lee and Assistant Concertmaster Erin Schreiber take center stage on the program, performing selections from Memoirs of a Geisha and Schindler’s List, respectively.

A collaborator and personal friend of Denève’s, the Slso
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