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  • Date Sunday, May 15, 2022
  • Time 3:00 pm
  • Venue Altria Theater

IMPORTANT UPDATE: In light of the current state restrictions, the Richmond Symphony made the difficult decision to reschedule the Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back concert to Sunday, May 15, 2022 @ 3:00pm


OPTION 1: Keep your seats. To keep your seats for the new date, do nothing. We will mail new tickets to everyone in November that reflect the new date. For Print at Home tickets, we will resend your confirmation email in November. If you have not received a new tickets via email or mail by November 30, please contact us.

OPTION 2: Support Your Richmond Symphony by Donating Your Tickets. Your ticket purchase helps fuel our ability to serve our community, in good times and in challenging times such as this. Concert cancellations and postponement will have a serious financial impact on our organization, and we hope that if you are unable to attend on the new date, you will choose to help by contributing your tickets back as a charitable gift. Your generous tax-deductible donation today ensures that the Richmond Symphony will continue to share the joy of live music together in the future. To donate your ticket, please contact Patron Services anytime before the concert.

OPTION 3:  Receive a credit for a future performance. If you are unable to attend on the new date, you may request a credit to be used for a future Richmond Symphony Season concert or subscription. Email Patron Services by November 1, 2021 to receive a credit. 

OPTION 4:  Receive a refund for your ticket.  Please note, if you paid by credit card and request a refund, tickets will be automatically refunded to the credit card used for the original purchase. Email Patron Services by November 1, 2021 to receive a refund.

Please contact us at patronservices@richmondsymphony.com by November 1, 2021 and let us know which option you choose.  Be sure to include the name on the ticket order and a phone number where we can reach you.

Patron Services is responding to a high volume of emails and your inquiry may take longer than normal to answer. We appreciate your patience and understanding.


The Richmond Symphony will present a full screening of Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back live in concert at the Altria Theater. The Richmond Symphony will play Oscar®-winning composer John Williams’ iconic score live as the film is projected on-screen.

Since the release of the first Star Wars movie over 40 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.