Auckland Symphony Orchestra – Film Classics


The Auckland Symphony Orchestra has a series of upcoming ‘Film Classics’ concert through the month of August. The line-up includes John William’s ‘The Force Awakens’ theme and ‘Raiders March’, and a good few others that’ll be recognised by film fans:

  • John Williams – Star Wars ‘The Force Awakens’
  • Richard Addinsell – Warsaw Concerto
  • John Williams – Raiders March
  • Nino Rota – The Godfather
  • Max Steiner – Gone with the Wind
  • Hans Zimmer – Pirates of the Caribbean ‘At Worlds End’
  • Richard Strauss – Also Sprach Zarathustra
  • Bedrich Smetana – Moldau
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Symphony No 29

The series starts with free daytime family events at the Bruce Mason Centre (Sunday August 7th, 2:30pm) and Auckland Town Hall (Sunday August 14th 2:30pm), followed by the main evening event at the John Dalton Theatre in Kerikeri, on Saturday August 27th at 7:30pm.

More details on the Auckland Symphony Orchestra website.

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