John Williams Music at UMD!

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland, College Park hosted a performance of John Williams’ most famous film soundtrack masterpieces, including the original film score for the first and second Harry Potter movies. The event took place on May 28th, 2016 at 8:00PM.

Our beloved, “Hedwig’s Theme,” the iconic Harry Potter musical theme is included in the set. The description of the event is as follows:

“John Morris Russell, conductor of the famed Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, returns to conduct the opening concert of the National Orchestral Institute and Festival.  This rousing concert of American favorites features the music of John Williams, including hit scores to movies such as Star Wars: The Force Awakes, Harry Potter, and Schindler’s List alongside works by Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein.  

The National Orchestral Institute and Festival brings together aspiring orchestral musicians from across the country for a month of dynamic music-making and professional exploration. Chosen by a rigorous, cross-country audition process, these young artists present passionate and awe-inspiring performances of adventuresome repertoire at The Clarice and in the community.

The National Festival Orchestra
May 28th, 2016


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