Experience the full power and scale of John Williams' most legendary film scores including Home Alone, E.T., Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Hook, Jaws and Star Wars, performed by the world-famous Royal Philharmonic Orchestra within the magnificent surroundings of Sunderland Empire.
Be transported to Hogwarts, recover the Ark of the Covenant and escape from the Jaws of cinema’s most terrifying prehistoric creatures in this sensational evening to celebrate the music of one of the greatest composers of our time!
This concert is made possible through the generous support of Sunderland Music Hub, Sunderland Empire Theatre Trust and the University of Sunderland.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Stephen Bell, Conductor
An incredible evening of music. The room was united for two hours of musical nostalgia and taken on a journey of much-loved Hollywood history.- The Upcoming
Vesta Tilley laid the foundation stone of what is now the Sunderland Empire on 29 September 1906 and took to the stage on 1 July 1907 to officially declare the theatre open. Masterminded by two of the contemporary heads of British theatre, Edward Moss and Osward Stoll, the Sunderland Empire Theatre has undergone many changes since it opened but remains the North East’s premier entertainment venue.