JURASSIC PARK IN CONCERT Comes to The Sony Centre with Live Orchestra
Welcome... to Jurassic Park! One of the most thrilling science fiction adventures ever made will be presented at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on December 28 and 29, 2017. A full symphony orchestra will perform one of composer John Williams' most iconic and beloved musical scores LIVE in sync with the picture! Jurassic Park is the third of Steven Spielberg's films to be developed for presentation with live orchestra.
Jurassic Park transformed the movie-going experience for an entire generation and became the highest-grossing film of all time in 1993, winning three Academy Awards. Now audiences can experience this ground-breaking film as never before as it is projected in HD with a full symphony orchestra performing Williams' magnificent score live!
Join us before the show on Thursday, December 28, for a conversation with Toronto Film Critic and TV Host Richard Crouse and Conductor Evan Mitchell. Together, they will share a closer look at the impact that Jurassic Park had and continues to have on pop culture. They will also explore John Williams' memorable score and share a behind-the-scenes look of how the orchestra performs live and in sync with the film. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Behind The Curtain pre-show talk is open to all ticket-holders attending the Thursday performance.
Richard Crouse is the film critic for CTV's News Channel and CP24. His syndicated radio show, The Richard Crouse Show, originates on News Talk 1010 in Toronto. He is the author of nine books including the bestselling Raising Hell: Ken Russell and the Unmaking of The Devils and Elvis is King: Costello's My Aim is True. His weekly Metro column appears on Fridays and Pop Life, his new television show airs across the Bell Media network.
Evan Mitchell is proving to be one of the most able and imaginative young conductors in Canada. Having recently finished successful residencies as Assistant Conductor of the Vancouver and Kitchener-Waterloo symphony orchestras, Mr. Mitchell has enjoyed three triumphant seasons as Music Director of the Kingston Symphony Association. During his various residencies, Mr. Mitchell conducted over 200 concerts, acted as a Canadian ambassador during a historic two-week tour of China, Korea, and Macau, and served as an official consultant to the Vancouver Olympic Committee and Assistant Producer for the recording of the medal ceremony national anthems. Mr. Mitchell is a champion of initiatives designed to enhance the live concert experience, such as insider videos, informational podcasts, pre-concert talks, and special concerts devoted to live, onstage insights into major orchestral works. He is a regular guest conductor with the Toronto Symphony and the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. He has also led orchestral collaborations with the Barenaked Ladies, Judy Collins, and Pink Martini.
JURASSIC PARK IN CONCERT is produced by Film Concerts Live! Whose slate of films with live orchestra titles includes Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Back to the Future, Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness and Home Alone. For a list of performances of each of these films, please visit www.FilmConcertsLive.com.