HOUSTON (Nov. 10, 2017) – The Houston Symphony has announced the addition of Star Wars and More: The Music of John Williams to its BBVA Compass POPS Series lineup to take place April 20-22, 2018. This new program replaces The Elvis Presley Songbook originally scheduled for the same dates and times.
Star Wars fans will be taken on a musical journey through John Williams’ most unforgettable scores in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the iconic film franchise. Williams’ contemporary music scores have been featured in blockbuster films like Harry Potter and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Single tickets are now on sale for this must-see concert.
The concert will take place at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana Street, in Houston’s Theater District. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Houston Symphony Patron Services Center at Jones Hall (Monday–Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.). All programs and artists are subject to change.
About the Houston Symphony
During the 2017-18 season, the Houston Symphony celebrates its fourth season with Music Director Andrés Orozco- Estrada and continues its second century as one of America’s leading orchestras with a full complement of concert, community, education, touring and recording activities. The Houston Symphony, one of the oldest performing arts organizations in Texas, held its inaugural performance at The Majestic Theater in downtown Houston June 21, 1913. Today, with an annual operating budget of $33.9 million, the full-time ensemble of 88 professional musicians presents nearly 170 concerts annually, making it the largest performing arts organization in Houston. Additionally, musicians of the orchestra and the Symphony’s four Community-Embedded Musicians offer over 900 community-based performances each year, reaching thousands of people in Greater Houston. For tickets and more information, please visit www.houstonsymphony.org or call 713-224-7575.