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The Music of John Williams

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Friday • April 8, 2022 • 7:30 pm
Shubert Theatre 247 College Street
New Haven, CT 06510

Star Wars, Harry Potter, Superman, Indiana Jones… John Williams’ movie soundtracks are some of the most iconic music in all orchestral repertoire. Led by music director Alasdair Neale, the NHSO plays fan favorites from the silver screen, including music from Schindler’s List featuring violin soloist Artemis Simerson and from Catch Me If You Can featuring saxophone soloist Wayne Escoffery.

Costumes encouraged for audience members of all ages!

The Performers

New Haven Symphony Orchestra
Alasdair Neale, conductor & music director
Artemis Simerson, solo violin & NHSO assistant concertmaster
Wayne Escoffery, solo saxophone


Tickets to this concert range in price from $15-74 for adults; free for kids under 18 with the purchase of an adult ticket; and $10 for students or additional kid tickets.

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What to Expect

  • A concert of instrumental music by a large orchestra conducted by the NHSO’s music director Alasdair Neale. Movies will not be shown as part of this event.
  • The concert will be around 2.5 hours including one intermission.
  • Audience members of all ages are welcome.
  • Click here to learn more about the Shubert Theatre, including parking options and accessibility accommodations.
  • Have questions about what to expect? Email our patron services team at BoxOffice@LongWharf.org or call (203) 787-4282.

Health & Safety

Although no event can be risk-free during this pandemic, we are taking every precaution possible to ensure the safety of our audience, musicians, and staff. In order to comply with this goal and regulations set forth by local government and our performance venues, we require the following of ALL attendees at this event:

  • All audience members will be required to present a photo ID and proof of full vaccination or proof of negative Covid test taken within 48 hours prior to the event.
  • Masks must be worn at all times.
  • If you are experiencing any symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home.

“Home tests” are not accepted at this time. For the safety of all, anyone who is not willing or able to comply with these policies will be required to leave the event at the discretion and request of an NHSO staff member.

Click here to view our full Covid-19 rules and expectations.


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