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A musical celebration for Tallahassee Cascades Park


County of Leon and Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra are proud to present “Star Wars: A Musical Celebration” featuring iconic film scores from John Williams, with special guests from the 501st Legion, at Cascades Park Capital City Amphitheater.

The performance will take place on Friday November 12, 2021. Tickets will go on sale at noon on Friday September 24, 2021.

La Force summons visitors for a musical performance celebrating a galaxy far, far away! Led by conductor Darko Butorac (aka “Darko Vader”), the Tallahassee Symphony will present an epic evening under the stars, filled with the music of legendary composer John Williams.

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Participants will be taken on a musical journey of the world of Star Wars with classic classics spanning the parsecs between Tallahassee and Dagobah. Whether it’s loyalty to Imperial forces or rebel troops, fans are sure to feel the Force through the power of music.

Members of the Tallahassee Symphony rehearse while socially estranged in the Carriage House at the Goodwood Museum and Gardens on September 8, 2020. Conductor Darko Butaroc will conduct "Star Wars: A Musical Celebration" at Cascades Park Capital City Amphitheater on November 12, 2021.

“It is an honor to conduct the incredible music of John Williams,” said Maestro Darko Butorac. “His work with Star Wars films defined an era of cinema. Music is an integral part of the drama, designed to reveal the thoughts and emotions of each character.

The 501st Legion is a worldwide organization of Star Wars fans dedicated to building and wearing precise, on-screen Star Wars characters. Florida members of the 501st will participate in the performance and interact with fans. Participants and Star Wars fans are encouraged to come early in costume for a chance to take photos with the 501st Legion and Rebel Legion!

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The work of composer John Williams spans five decades and is one of America’s most accomplished and successful composers. It scored all nine films in the “Star Wars” saga, winning an Oscar for the first “Star Wars: A New Hope” for Best Original Music.

Williams’ vast musical film credits include other classics such as Jaws, ET, and Jurassic Park, and many more. With 52 Oscar nominations, Williams is the Academy’s most nominated living person and the second most nominated person in history, after Walt Disney.

To purchase tickets or for more information on the Capital Amphitheater at Cascades Park, seating details and other concerts, visitCapitalCityAmphithéâtre.com.

Tickets are available for purchase in person at The Moon’s box office from noon on Friday, September 24, 2021. For more information, including box office hours, call (850) 878- 6900. For more information on the destination, please visitVisitTallahassee.com.

May the force be with you.

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