Star Wars: A New Hope Live in Concert
Presented By The Greenville Symphony Orchestra
- Saturday | May 04 , 2024 7:00 PM
The Greenville Symphony Orchestra will present Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert featuring a screening of the complete film with composer John Williams’ iconic Oscar®-winning score performed live to the film. The concert will be led by conductor Thiago Tiberio on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, January 16 at 10:00 a.m. ET, and start at $29.50, taxes and fees not included. Tickets can be purchased online at BSWArena.com or ticketmaster.com.
Since the release of this first Star Wars movie over 45 years ago, the Star Wars saga has had a seismic impact on both cinema and culture, inspiring audiences around the world with its mythic storytelling, captivating characters, groundbreaking special effects and iconic musical scores composed by Williams. Fans will experience the scope and grandeur of this beloved film in a live symphonic concert experience.
Legendary composer Williams is well known for scoring all nine of the Star Wars saga films, beginning with 1977’s Star Wars: A New Hope for which he earned an Academy Award® for Best Original Score. His scores for The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker were each nominated for Best Original Score.
The presentation is licensed by Disney Concerts.
About Disney Concerts:
Disney Concerts is the concert production and licensing division of Disney Music Group, the music arm of The Walt Disney Company. Disney Concerts produces concerts and tours, and licenses Disney music and visual content to symphony orchestras, choruses and presenters on a worldwide basis. Disney Concerts’ concert packages include a variety of formats, such as “live to picture” film concerts, and themed instrumental and vocal compilation concerts that range from instrumental-only symphonic performances to multimedia productions featuring live vocalists and choirs. Featuring concerts from the largest movie franchises in the world – from Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, Pixar and 20th Century Studios – current titles include the Star Wars Film Concert Series, Toy Story, Aladdin, Disney Princess – The Concert, Coco, The Lion King, Up, Disney Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas and The Muppet Christmas Carol.
About the Greenville Symphony: THE GREENVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA is recognized as one of the finest professional orchestras in the southeastern U.S., and through a diverse mix of concert performances, educational programming, and community engagements reaches more than 50,000 individuals throughout the Upstate each year.
The Symphony has announced its ground-breaking 76th season in 2023-2024. Beginning with the season opener, September 9 & 10, the GSO will be led by 6 different finalists vying for the title of Music Director of the Greenville Symphony. Each MD candidate has curated a special program combining traditional and modern repertoire with blockbuster soloists. The orchestra’s unique offerings also include four signature programs conducted by Greenville musical giants, and Holiday at Peace, a 30+ year tradition featuring local and national celebrities.