R.I. Philharmonic Star Wars concert tickets go on sale
PROVIDENCE— The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will present “Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert,” featuring a screening of the complete 1977 film with Oscar-winning composer John Williams’ musical score performed live to the film. The film and concert will be led by acclaimed conductor Lucas Richman on Saturday, March 9, at 8 p.m. at the Providence Performing Arts Center.
Tickets for “Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert” go on sale today at 10 a.m. via PPACRI.ORG, (401)421ARTS (2787), or at the Providence Performing Arts Center Box Office at 220 Weybosset Street, Providence.
Since the release of the first Star Wars movie over 40 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 John Williams. Fans will be able to experience the scope and grandeur of this beloved film in a live symphonic concert event.
Legendary composer Williams is well known for scoring all eight of the Star Wars saga films to date, beginning with 1977’s “Star Wars: A New Hope,” for which he earned an Academy Awardfor Best Original Score.