The Force will be strong with the Houston Symphony as it brings the most critically lauded of the Star Wars films to Jones Hall during Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back — in Concert. Audiences can experience this blockbuster film on the big screen above the orchestra as it performs John Williams’ award-winning score live, November 7–10. Houston Symphony Principal POPS Conductor Steven Reineke will lead the full complement of the major symphony orchestra through this unforgettable cinematic experience.
The film will certainly hold nostalgia for the franchise’ fans, but for bass trombone player Phillip Freeman, Williams’ cinema scores hold a meaningful place regarding his introduction into music, and
drive home the role Williams’ music has played in contemporary culture’s collective experience and memories.
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