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10 December 2021 Marseille (France)
"Star Wars - A New Hope" film-concert
Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille conducted by Christophe Eliot - Le Dôme
Program Info: John Williams - Star Wars: A new hope
Star Wars: A New Hope French version George Lucas Film (1977) Original music by John Williams 121 minutes
The most famous cinematographic saga in the galaxy takes over the Dôme de Marseille, the Marseille Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Christophe Eliot, offers a striking sound and visual experience around Star Wars: A New Hope.
On a giant 20m screen, all young Padawans and fans of the music of composer John Williams will be able to appreciate, during this exceptional evening, his most emblematic work of a career that has lasted for 60 years.
The incredible Star Wars epic is then experienced like never before! Music turns into a real actress: it invades the space and arouses emotions. Cinema fans and fans of this cult saga thus experience a life-size experience of a unique projection, enhanced by a live symphonic concert.
Star Wars: A New Hope
Released in 1977, Star Wars: A New Hope is the first film in the epic saga imagined by George Lucas. It opens the first trilogy thus preceding The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.
It contains all the fundamentals of the Star Wars legend. We meet for the first time, the young Luke Skywalker and his comrade Han Solo, the sage Obi-Wan Kenobi, the droids C3-PO and R2-D2, the wookiee Chewbacca and the relentless Darth Vader.
Since the release of that first film over 40 years ago, the Star Wars saga has had a seismic impact on cinema and global pop culture, inspiring audiences around the world with its mythical stories, captivating characters, revolutionary special effects and its iconic musical repertoire, notably composed by John Williams.
The latter's work, Oscar winner and many times awarded, sublimates the whole. It is true that from its inception, music has held a prominent place in the creations of George Lucas, interacting with images and calling for support for action. The spectator is always spellbound ...
Also, the cine-concert will be an exceptional event during which the soundtrack transfigures the film. This captivating score, performed live, makes the full projection of the cinematographic work unique in its kind for many music and cinema lovers!