The Music of John Williams

Event Details:

Location: Paramount Theatre

Date: Thursday, May 4, 2023

Time: 8pm - 10pm


Star Wars Opening Theme

Harry Potter Hedwig’s Theme

Witches of Eastwick Devil’s Dance

Lincoln With Malice Towards None

Star Wars Yoda’s Theme

Close Encounters of the Third Kind Suite

E.T. Adventures from Earth


Hook Flight to Neverland

Superman March

Schindler’s List Theme 

Jurassic Park Hatching Baby Raptor

Empire of the Sun Main Theme

Indiana Jones Theme

Star Wars Suite for Orchestra I

Kyle J. Dickson


John Williams


The music of John Williams has transported us beyond our imagination. To new worlds. Through heart-pounding adventures. Be there as the Oakland Symphony performs all your John Williams favorites: Superman, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Harry Potter, E.T., and of course, Star Wars. The force is with you for this 90th birthday celebration of cinema’s symphonic master.

For the 2022-23 season, the Oakland Symphony will follow the recently announced masking protocol of the Paramount Theatre:

KN95 masks are recommended, but optional. Vaccinations or negative COVID tests will not need to be presented. Masks will be provided upon request in the outer lobby and at Will Call.

The Paramount Theatre and the Oakland Symphony will continue to monitor all health issues throughout the season and can adjust policies as recommended.

Price Level A $90
Price Level B $68
Price Level C $52
Price Level D $35
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