A New Hope
After the great success of live soundtrack performances for the Lord of the Rings trilogy, this time the Gulbenkian Orchestra will play live the music from the movie Star Wars: A New Hope, the first of the saga to be made by George Lucas. “I think in my mind, and possibly also George Lucas’s, when I was writing the score, I thought it was a children’s film”, said composer John Williams in a Gramophone interview. “The emotions would have to be large, a sense of good versus evil made palpable. Simple tunes would be the key“. And it would soon prove that this “key” was right.
Star Wars: A New Hope
Film screening with live performance of John Williams’ music
Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts in association with 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm Ltd., and Warner /Chappell Music.
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