Steven Spielberg and John Williams Join Atlanta Symphony for Benefit Concert Tonight, 10/24
Academy Award-winning composer John Williams and Academy Award-winning director and producer Steven Spielberg will join the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for "An Evening with John Williams, Steven Spielberg and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra" tonight, October 24, 2012, at 8:00 p.m.
Mr. Williams will conduct the Orchestra in selections from his most popular original film compositions while selected movie clips are shown on a giant screen. Mr. Spielberg will host the second half of the concert and will supplement the musical program with anecdotes and insight into the featured films.
The proceeds from this performance will benefit the Orchestra's education and community engagement programs.
The program will showcase a variety of movie scores composed by Mr. Williams, including selections from Star Wars, Schindler's List, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, and the Indiana Jones and Harry Potter films. Mr. Williams has received 47 Academy Award nominations for his film soundtracks and is the most nominated person alive today.
Visit aso.org for details.