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  • Date Thursday, April 1, 2021
  • Time 7:30 pm
  • Venue Altria Theater
  • Conductor Keitaro Harada

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Update: With the current restrictions on public gatherings and our concern for the well-being of our patrons, we have rescheduled the Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back concert to Thursday, April 1, 2021 @ 7:30pm


OPTION 1: Keep your seats. Keep your seats for the new date. We will send you tickets reflecting the new dates in March 2021.

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.

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.

OPTION 4:  You may receive a refund for your ticket.  Please note, if you paid by credit card and request a refund, tickets will be refunded to the credit card used for the original purchase.

Please contact us at patronservices@richmondsymphony.com by July 1, 2020 and let us know which option you choose. Starting July 1, we will move your tickets to the new date with no further action required by you. 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. Led by Guest Conductor Keitaro Harada, 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.