2017 Season

Star Wars and More:
The Music of John Williams

When & Where

Fri Jul 7 2017
Sat Jul 8 2017 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo


Superman March from Superman
Main Title from Star Wars
Flight to Neverland from Hook
Theme from Jurassic Park
Raiders March from Raiders of the Lost Ark
Excerpts from The Cowboys
The Imperial March from Star Wars
Duel of the Fates from Star Wars: Episode I
Yoda’s Theme from The Empire Strikes Back
Viktor’s Tale from The Terminal
March from 1941
Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone
Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third Kind


The music from your favorite films is brought to life in an epic evening featuring classics from Academy Award-winning composer John Williams. Enjoy the orchestral soundtrack from Star Wars, Superman, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Raiders of the Lost Ark and more. Thomas Wilkins conducts.

Featured performers:

Grant Park Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins
, Guest Conductor