A long time ago in galaxy far, far away… well, you know what day it is!

John Williams’s scores for Star Wars are some of the most thrilling music ever written for the cinema, but they sound even better in Symphony Hall. Tonight, conductor Stephen Bell, alongside special presenter Anthony Daniels (AKA the original C-3PO) and the full CBSO, make the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs. From The Phantom Menace to The Rise of Skywalker, from the sands of Tatooine to the cliffs of AhchTo, the Force is strong with this one…

About May the Fourth: A Star Wars Celebration

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Take a sneak peek at the music in this concert.

Star Wars: Main Theme John Williams


  • Photograph of Stephen Bell conducting.

    Stephen Bell

  • Grey square with the letters CBSO in the centre.

    Anthony Daniels