M E D I A A D V I S O R Y
Symphony Pops Concert “The Genius of John Williams”
Saturday, January 21 at 8pm
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Arts Center
January 13, 2017 – Richmond, Virginia The Richmond Symphony will present “The Genius of John Williams” to a sold-out crowd on Saturday, January 21 at 8pm. Filled with fantasy and fun, the concert features the music of the world’s best loved movie composer with soundtrack favorites including the Suite from Star Wars, the magical score of Harry Potter, the adventurous sounds of Indiana Jones and many more. The Symphony Pops concert will be led by Associate Conductor, Chia-Hsuan Lin and held at the Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Arts Center.
Ticket holders are encouraged to arrive early for a pre-concert performance by the Richmond Concert Band from 7:00 – 7:30pm. They will kick off the concert with popular movie music including Sister Act, Shrek, 1492: Conquest of Paradise and The Bridge on the River Kwai.
Additional concert information can be found at www.richmondsymphony.com.
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About the Richmond Symphony
Founded in 1957, the Richmond Symphony is the largest performing arts organization in Central Virginia. The organization includes an orchestra of more than 70 professional musicians, the 150-voice Richmond Symphony Chorus and more than 260 students in the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra programs. Each season, more than 200,000 members of the community enjoy concerts, radio broadcasts, and educational outreach programs. The Richmond Symphony is partially funded by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.