Speakeysie News Desk – Febraury 17, 2020
ATLANTA – Today, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) announced the return of the hit cinematic program Star Wars and More: The Music of John Williams coming to the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater (The Fred) in Peachtree City on Saturday, June 18, 2022. This family-friendly symphonic event will feature the popular works from renowned composer and conductor John Williams. The concert will highlight his beloved film scores from Star Wars, Harry Potter, Jaws and more, all performed live by the ASO. ASO Associate Conductor and Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Jerry Hou will conduct the evening. Tickets for the show become available on Wednesday, March 2 at 10:00 a.m.. To purchase tickets and for further information, visit amphitheater.org.
In past years, the ASO has showcased Star Wars and More: The Music of John Williams at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre in Alpharetta, delighting thousands of fans, both young and old. This year, the ASO will branch out and bring this popular film score program to The Fred in Peachtree City.
To experience the true power of the force, attendees are encouraged to dress up in their favorite Star Wars (or similarly themed) attire or costume. After all, there’s no better way to enjoy the show when “The Imperial March” starts playing on stage!
About The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater
The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, commonly known as The Fred, has been a staple of the Atlanta metro area for more than three decades. The 2,500 seat amphitheater hosts performances by top national touring acts and favorite regional and local bands. The Fred offers an intimate, open-aired concert-going experience unlike any other.
About the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Celebrating its 77th season, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra continues to affirm its position as one of America’s leading orchestras with excellent live performances, renowned guest artist features and engaging education initiatives. As a cornerstone for artistic development in the Southeast, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs a full schedule of more than 150 concerts, including educational and community concerts, each year for a combined audience of more than a quarter-million people.