Star Wars: Film Concert Series coming to Auckland, Wellington & Christchurch

Star Wars return to theatres in the most glorious way possible.

Conducted by Hamish McKeich, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will perform John Williams’ Oscar-winning score to screenings of A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back in Auckland (Spark Arena), Wellington (TSB Arena) and Christchurch (Horncastle Arena).

Full schedule:

28 April, 1:00pm & 6.30pm TSB Arena, Wellington – The Empire Strikes Back
4 May, 7:00pm Spark Arena, Auckland  – A New Hope
5 May, 4:00pm Spark Arena, Auckland  – The Empire Strikes Back
3 August, 7:00pm, Horncastle Arena, Christchurch – A New Hope

From the official press release:

Since the release of the first Star Wars movie 42 years ago, the Star Wars saga has had a seismic impact on both cinema and culture, inspiring audiences around the world with its mythic storytelling, captivating characters, groundbreaking special effects and iconic musical scores composed by Williams.

Fans will be able to experience the scope and grandeur of these beloved Star Wars films in a live symphonic concert experience.

Tickets are available from Ticketmaster for the Wellington and Auckland performances, and Ticketek for Christchurch. For more information go to