John Williams to conduct the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra 


Legendary composer and conductor John Williams will lead the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra in a program of some of his most popular film music. The concert is set for 6 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Hilbert Circle Theatre in Indianapolis.

Williams conducts the ISO in an evening of film music including some of his greatest Hollywood blockbuster hits, including all eight “Star Wars’ films and the first three “Harry Potter” movies and the three “Indiana Jones” movies.

Other work includes “Schindler’s List,” “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,” “Jaws,” “Jurassic Park,” “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” and “Hook.”

“We are so grateful to have the trust and respect of Maestro Williams,” Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly said. “His gracious offer and appearance at our Hilbert Circle Theatre home is simply extraordinary.”

According to the ISO release, Williams is donating his time and talent as a gift to the organization. All proceeds from the concert will directly benefit the musicians and artistic endeavors of the ISO.

Tickets went on sale Dec. 11.