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feb 22-23

Star Wars: A New Hope

Venue: Overture Hall

Saturday, Feb, 22, 2025
7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Feb, 23, 2025
2:30 p.m.

Kyle Knox, Conductor

Tickets: $20-$90

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Kyle Knox, Conductor

The second Madison Symphony Orchestra MSO at the Movies of the season presents Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert featuring the complete film with composer John Williams’ iconic Oscar®-winning score performed live to the film. Since the release of this first Star Wars movie over 45 years ago, the Star Wars saga has had a seismic impact on both cinema and culture, inspiring audiences around the world with its mythic storytelling, captivating characters, groundbreaking special effects and iconic musical scores composed by Williams. Fans will experience the scope and grandeur of this beloved film in a live symphonic concert experience.

Film Stills

Luke Skywalker begins a journey that will change the galaxy in Star Wars: A New Hope. Nineteen years after the formation of the Empire, Luke is thrust into the struggle of the Rebel Alliance when he meets Obi-Wan Kenobi, who has lived for years in seclusion on the desert planet of Tatooine. Obi-Wan begins Luke’s Jedi training as Luke joins him on a daring mission to rescue Rebel leader Princess Leia from the clutches of Darth Vader and the evil Empire.


Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts in association with 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm Ltd., and Warner/Chappell Music. All rights reserved.

Meet the Conductor

mso music director john demain

Kyle Knox, Conducting

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Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703 United States