The Force is coming to
’s gala season-opening concert will feature music from “
” as well as a video projection using concept art from the
As previously announced, the gala concert on Sept. 30 will be a tribute to the music of
, featuring a program of the composer’s movie scores and other pieces, led by conductor Gustavo Dudamel.
The complete program, announced Tuesday, will include Williams’ music for “Schindler’s List,” “Catch Me If You Can,” “The Adventures of Tintin” and the “Star Wars” movies. Violinst Itzhak Perlman will be on hand to perform solos from the “Schindler’s List” score.
In addition, the orchestra will perform Williams’ “Soundings,” a piece the composer wrote for the opening of Disney Hall. The
Herald Trumpets will perform his fanfare and theme for the Olympic Games.
Video projections will accompany the performances of “Soundings” and the “Star Wars” score.
For Williams fans who can’t afford the gala package tickets, which cost as much as $15,000, the composer is scheduled to lead a series of concerts at the Hollywood Bowl beginning Aug. 29.
The concerts will include performances of his scores to “Superman,” “
” and yet more “Star Wars.”