Classical music

Philharmonia Orchestra: Spielberg at 70

Part of Classical Season

The Philharmonia is joined by film legend Iain Johnstone for an evening dedicated to the extraordinary cinematic achievements of director Steven Spielberg, as he celebrates his 70th birthday.

'I don't dream at night, I dream all day; I dream for a living' (Steven Spielberg)

The concert features music from Spielberg's long-time collaborator John Williams, including the scores to Jaws, E.T., Jurassic Park and Indiana Jones, as well as music from Alan Silvestri's score to Back To The Future.

This concert is part of the 16/17 London Season – New Concerts series.


Philharmonia Orchestra
Anthony Weeden conductor
Iain Johnstone presenter


John Williams: Theme from Jaws; Suite from Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Thomas Newman: Sunlit Silence from Bridge of Spies
John Williams: Sayuri's theme from Memoirs of a Geisha; Main theme from Jurassic Park
Jerry Goldsmith: The Calling/The Neighbourhood from Poltergeist
John Williams: Adventures on Earth from ET
Alan Silvestri: Main theme from Back to the Future
John Williams: Closing in from Catch me if you can
James Horner: The Wedding from Deep Impact
Michael Giacchino: Main theme from Medal of Honour
John Williams: Main theme from Schindler's List; Suite from Raiders of the Lost Ark

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Royal Festival Hall