February 27, 2018

Orchestra to perform score for 'Star Wars: A New Hope' while movie is screened

The American Film Institute considers it the greatest film score ever written

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This summer, watch the first film in the Star Wars original trilogy at the Mann Center while the Philadelphia Orchestra plays John Williams' Oscar-winning score.

The American Film Institute considers it the greatest film score ever written

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For the first time, fans in Philly will be able to experience a symphony orchestra performing the music to "Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope" live. George Lucas' film will be projected onto three giant screens.

The Mann will present the movie-concert on Friday, July 20. Tickets will become available to the general public at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 2.

"Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope" with the Philadelphia Orchestra

Friday, July 20
7:30 p.m.
Mann Center
5201 Parkside Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19131
(215) 546-7900


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