BECU ZooTunes presented by Carter Subaru
Seattle Symphony ~ Presents the Music of John Williams
Tue, June 27, 2017
Doors: 4:30 pm / Show: 6:00 pm (event ends at 8:30 pm)Woodland Park Zoo
$26.00 - $101 + Ticket Fees
This event is all ages
For the safety and enjoyment of all, personal possessions will be inspected prior to admittance into the venue.
All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. Cameras, recording devices and outside alcohol are not permitted. Showtime and supporting acts are subject to change.
General admission seating is festival style on the North Meadow. General admission ticket-holders are seated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Rain or shine. Low-backed (24") chairs only.
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In a career that spans five decades, John Williams has become one of America’s most accomplished and successful composers for film and for the concert stage.
Mr. Williams has composed the music and served as music director for more than one hundred films. His 40-year artistic partnership with director Steven Spielberg has resulted in many of Hollywood’s most acclaimed and successful films, including Schindler’s List, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Jaws, Jurassic Park, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, the Indiana Jones films, Saving Private Ryan, Amistad, Munich, Hook, Catch Me If You Can, Minority Report, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Empire of the Sun, The Adventures of TinTin and War Horse. Their latest collaboration, The BFG, will be released in Summer of 2016. Mr. Williams composed the scores for all seven Star Wars films, the first three Harry Potter films, Superman, JFK, Born on the Fourth of July, Memoirs of a Geisha, Far and Away, The Accidental Tourist, Home Alone, Nixon, The Patriot, Angela’s Ashes, Seven Years in Tibet, The Witches of Eastwick, Rosewood, Sleepers, Sabrina, Presumed Innocent, The Cowboys, The Reivers and Goodbye, Mr. Chips among many others. He has worked with many legendary directors, including Alfred Hitchcock, William Wyler and Robert Altman. In 1971, he adapted the score for the film version of Fiddler on the Roof, for which he composed original violin cadenzas for renowned virtuoso Isaac Stern. He has appeared on recordings as pianist and conductor with Itzhak Perlman, Joshua Bell, Jessye Norman, and others. Mr. Williams has received five Academy Awards and fifty Oscar nominations, making him the Academy’s most-nominated living person and the second-most nominated person in the history of the Oscars. His most recent nomination was for the film Star War: The Force Awakens. He also has received seven British Academy Awards (BAFTA), twenty-two Grammys, four Golden Globes, five Emmys, and numerous gold and platinum records.
Woodland Park Zoo
5500 Phinney Ave N
Seattle, WA, 98103