Toronto Symphony To Feature Screenings Of Star Wars With Live Orchestra

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) will present the Star Wars: Film Concert Series featuring screenings of the complete films A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and The Force Awakens with Oscar-winning composer John Williams’s musical scores performed live to the films. The concerts will be led by conductor Sarah Hicks (A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back) and TSO Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke (Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens).

Tickets (ranging from $50.90 to $126.75) go on sale at 12:00pm today. Please call 416.593.1285 or visit TSO.CA.

Since the release of the first Star Wars movie 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 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 January 23, 2019, at 7:30pm in Roy Thomson Hall. The full schedule is as follows:

January 23, 24, 25, 26, 2019, at 7:30pm — A New Hope
March 20, 21, 22, 23, 2019, at 7:30pm — The Empire Strikes Back
October 2, 3, 4, 5, 2019, at 7:30pm — Return of the Jedi
May 6, 7, 8, 9, 2020, at 7:30pm — The Force Awakens