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QSO Presents Star Wars: A New Hope

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

7th July, 2pm & 7pm

Queensland Symphony Orchestra will present Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert, featuring a screening of the complete film with Oscar®-winning composer John Williams’ musical score performed live to the film.

Star Wars: A New Hopefollows the story of a young Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) as he begins to discover his destiny when, searching for a lost droid, he is saved by reclusive Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi (Alec Guinness).  As civil war rages in the galaxy, and Rebel forces struggle against the evil Galactic Empire, Luke and Obi-Wan enlist the aid of hotshot pilot, Han Solo (Harrison Ford). Joined by the quirky droid duo R2-D2 and C-3PO, the unlikely team sets out to rescue Rebel leader Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) and make use of the stolen plans to destroy the Empire's ultimate weapon. In a legendary confrontation, the rogue group mounts an attack against the Death Star for a climactic battle with the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.

Since the release Star Wars: A New Hopenearly 40 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, ground-breaking special effects and iconic musical scores composed by John Williams. Legendary composer Williams is well known for scoring all eight of the Star Wars saga films to date, beginning with 1977’s Star Wars: A New Hopefor which he earned an Academy Award® for Best Original Score.  His scores for The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, The Force Awakensand most recently The Last Jediwere each nominated for Best Original Score.

Don’t miss this live film experience of one of the most iconic films of all time.

 

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