John Williams movie music, from ET to Star Wars

Address:
Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, Southbank, London 51.505717 -0.117073
Dates & Time:
7.30 PM
Tickets & Cost:
£16.50 to £46.50
See southbankcentre.co.uk
Telephone:
The contact number for Royal Festival Hall is +44 (0) 844 875 0073
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Who is the world's greatest-ever film composer?

Well... duh. It's John Williams, obviously.

The London Concert Orchestra will be performing some of his most popular pieces at the Royal Festival Hall, including tunes from 'Superman', 'Star Wars', 'Harry Potter', 'E.T.', 'Jurassic Park', 'Schindler's List' and 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind'.

I guarantee that after you've been to this concert you will spend the next week watching some of the movies on the telly.

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