One-Hour Family-Friendly Concerts

John Williams, composer

John Williams, composer

Happy 85th Birthday, John Williams!
Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 3pm
St. Matthew’s Catholic Church
490 Hall Avenue, St. Paul, MN
Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 3pm
St. Joseph’s campus of St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church
1310 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN

William Schrickel, conductor

John Williams – Raiders March from Raiders of the Lost Ark
John Williams – Adventures on Earth from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
John Williams – Star Wars Suite

John Williams, who has scored more than 100 films in the course of his career, turns 85 years old on February 8, 2017. To celebrate the illustrious American composer’s phenomenal legacy, William Schrickel and the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra will perform music from three of the most famous movies for which Williams composed the soundtrack music: Steven Spielberg’s Raiders of the Lost Ark and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, and George Lucas’ Star Wars. Listeners of all ages are invited to these special 1-hour concerts to bask in a live performance of these beloved Williams creations in all their original symphonic grandeur.