The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO), led by Associate Conductor Ryan Murray, will perform Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert on Friday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 4 at 2 p.m. at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto. Fans will be able to experience the scope and grandeur of the complete film with Oscar-winning composer John Williams’ musical score performed live to film by the MSO.
“We are so excited to finish our season with Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert,” said Caroline Nickel, President and CEO of the Modesto Symphony Orchestra. “The Star Wars franchise is beloved by so many and we are thrilled to be able to present A New Hope in its entirety with our full orchestra performing John Williams’ score live. This has to be one of the most iconic film scores ever written and we guarantee you’ll have goosebumps when you see the opening titles with the full force of an orchestra performing live.”
Since the release of the first Star Wars movie, 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. This concert is perfect for all ages as the MSO celebrates the 45th anniversary of the movie that started the Star Wars saga.
The concert and movie will be staged at the Gallo Center for the Arts, Mary Stuart Rogers Theater, 1000 I St., Modesto.
Pricing for this special event include tickets at $19, $39, $54, $71 and $94.
Tickets are available online through ModestoSymphony.org or through the Gallo Center for the Arts Ticket Office at (209) 338-2100. Group Prices available: Groups of 10+ receive a 15 percent discount on tickets. Call (209) 338-5064 for more information. Gallo Center Ticket office hours are: Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
All ticket holders must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of performance. Masks are recommended for all. Home tests are not accepted.
The Modesto Symphony Orchestra is a Resident Company of the Gallo Center for the Arts.
Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert is produced under license by Disney Concerts in association with 20th Century Fox and Warner/Chappell Music.
STAR WARS and related properties are trademarks and/or copyrights, in the United States and other countries, of Lucasfilm Ltd. and/or its affiliates.