"Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away ..." For decades, the greatest science fiction saga in film history has thrilled millions of fans of all generations worldwide, not least thanks to the film score by John Williams, which is one of the most successful soundtracks in cinema history. The mighty space epic now begins its journey into arenas and concert halls as a complete audiovisual experience.
In "Star Wars: A New Hope" the galaxy is under the cruel rule of the Empire after the destruction of the Jedi Knights. Alone, a rebel group, led by Princess Leia, manages to steal the blueprints for the Death Star and throw the Empire into turmoil. The plans reach the old Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi, who takes up the fight against the Empire with his apprentice Luke Skywalker and the smugglers Han Solo and Chewbacca. A life and death adventure begins as Darth Vader is on their trail to prevent the destruction of the Death Star.
The motion picture with live orchestra
The Star Wars saga, conceived by George Lucas down to the last detail, revolutionized the Hollywood film landscape and has lost none of its charm to this day. With its mythic story, compelling characters and groundbreaking special effects, the Star Wars saga has become an icon of American culture. A large symphony orchestra performs John Williams' Oscar-, Golden Globe- and Grammy-winning score, while the complete film is simultaneously shown on a large screen. The "Neue Philharmonie Westfalen" under the direction of John Jesensky will perform.This content has been machine translated.