2024 Season

Guest conductor Anthony Parnther

Star Wars and More: The Music of John Williams

When & Where

Fri Jul 19 2024 Add to Cal Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo

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Raiders March from Raiders of the Lost Ark
Theme from Jurassic Park
Remembrances from Schindler’s List
The Flight to Neverland from Hook
Nimbus 2000 from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Adventures on Earth from E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial
Main Title from Star Wars: A New Hope
Princess Leia’s Theme from Star Wars: A New Hope
Imperial March from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Yoda’s Theme from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Rey’s Theme from Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Across the Stars from Star Wars: Attack of the Clones
The Forest Battle from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
Throne Room and End Title from Star Wars: A New Hope


For generations, John Williams has provided the soundtrack to our lives, from Darth Vader's menacing march to the soaring themes that hoisted E.T. and Harry Potter into the air.

Don your favorite costume, be it a wizard or a wookie, and join the fun in Millennium Park when guest conductor Anthony Parnther leads the Grant Park Orchestra in the enchanting film music of John Williams.


Anthony Parnther


John Williams


Grant Park Orchestra
Jeremy Black