Conducted by Maestro Kirk Muspratt

American composer, John Williams has composed some of the most popular, recognizable, and critically acclaimed film scores in cinematic history. Williams has won 24 Grammy Awards, five Academy Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards. With 51 Academy Award nominations, he is the second most-nominated individual, after Walt Disney. The American Film Institute selected Williams’ score to the 1977’s Star Wars film as the greatest American film score of all time. Hear selections from Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park, Superman, E.T., Harry Potter, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Jaws.


This production is sponsored by the JCS Fund of DuPage Foundation:

– Imperial March from Star Wars
– Cowboys Overture
– Jaws
– Close Encounters of the Third Kind
– Superman March
– Raiders March
– Adventures on Earth from E.T.
– Mission Theme
– Arr. Custer: Jurrasic Park
– Harry’s Wondrous World from Harry Potter
Luke and Leia from Star Wars
Main Title from Star Wars
Flight to Neverland from Hook


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New Philharmonic is the winner of the 2020 Illinois Council of Orchestra’s
Programming of the Year Award.