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The Music of Star Wars

The stage is set for the ninth and final episode of Star Wars to hit the big screen in December of 2019. Your Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra relives the epic soundtrack crafted by just in time for this historic release. The unmistakable brass fanfare of the main theme rings out before the suns of Tatooine sink into the horizon to “The Force Theme.” Darth Vader’s dark and menacing theme music underscores the evil of the Dark Side as the Republic is lifted by Williams’s battle themes and The Force.

Events for the Week Nov 4th-10th

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PhilharMonster Mash

“Let’s do the time warp again” at the PhilharMonster Mash—so grab your costumes and start monster mashing your way to a fun and spooky night!Singer/Entertainer, Geff Phillips will lead the singing and dancing—and with the orchestra, as well as the conductor, all in costume—get ready for a spook-tacular evening ofmusic from the scary classics to Rocky Horror and Zombie Nation.

Geff Phillips, vocalist and narrator 

J.S. Bach Toccata in D Minor, BWV 565 (keyboard solo)
Engelbert Humperdinck Witch’s Ride from “Hansel & Gretel”
Charles Gounod Funeral March of a Marionette
Camille Saint-Saëns Danse Macabre (Dance of Death)
Stephen Sondheim Selections from “Sweeney Todd”
Danny Elfman Corpse Bride Selections
John Williams The Witches of Eastwick: Devil’s Dance
Klaus Badelt Pirates of the Caribbean
John Williams Theme from “Jaws”
Hans Zimmer Selections from “Man of Steel”
Bobby Pickett and Leonard Capizzi Monster Mash
Richard O’Brien The Time Warp from “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”
Florian Senfter Kernkraft 400 by Zombie Nation

Events for the Week Oct 22nd-28th

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Star Wars and More: The Music of John Williams 5/13/2018

Back by popular demand, the Grand Rapids Pops performs Star Wars and More: The Music of John Williams. Principal Pops Conductor Bob Bernhardt will lead this concert featuring the very best of John Williams’ legendary film scores, including pieces from Jurassic Park, Jaws, Indiana Jones,and the Star Wars series – including selections from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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https://www.grsymphony.org/default.aspx?p=129226&evtid=576033:5/13/2018

Star Wars and More: The Music of John Williams 5/12/2018

Back by popular demand, the Grand Rapids Pops performs Star Wars and More: The Music of John Williams. Principal Pops Conductor Bob Bernhardt will lead this concert featuring the very best of John Williams’ legendary film scores, including pieces from Jurassic Park, Jaws, Indiana Jones,and the Star Wars series – including selections from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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https://www.grsymphony.org/default.aspx?p=129226&evtid=576032:5/12/2018

Star Wars and More: The Music of John Williams 5/11/2018

Back by popular demand, the Grand Rapids Pops performs Star Wars and More: The Music of John Williams. Principal Pops Conductor Bob Bernhardt will lead this concert featuring the very best of John Williams’ legendary film scores, including pieces from Jurassic Park, Jaws, Indiana Jones,and the Star Wars series – including selections from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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https://www.grsymphony.org/default.aspx?p=129226&evtid=576031:5/11/2018

Events for the Week May 7th-13th

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Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban 2/10/2018 Night show

The Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series continues with Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban. John Williams’ legendary score will be performed with the Grand Rapids Pops as the film is projected simultaneously on the big screen.

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https://www.grsymphony.org/default.aspx?p=129226&evtid=634286:2/10/2018

Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban 2/10/2018 Afternoon show

The Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series continues with Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban. John Williams’ legendary score will be performed with the Grand Rapids Pops as the film is projected simultaneously on the big screen.

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https://www.grsymphony.org/default.aspx?p=129226&evtid=569758:2/10/2018