Tucson Symphony Orchestra To Perform E.T. The Extra Terrestrial In Concert

by Tucson Symphony

Movie Will Be Shown as Orchestra Plays the John Williams Score Live

(Tucson,  AZ)─Experience the magic of E.T. The Extra Terrestrial on the big screen accompanied by a live performance of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra conducted by Tucson favorite Keitaro Harada. Coming to the Tucson Music Hall Thanksgiving weekend on Saturday, November 30 at 4:00 p.m., and Sunday, December 1 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now online at www.tucsonsymphony.org, at the Tucson Symphony Orchestra Box Office, 2175 N. Sixth Avenue or by phone at 520.882.8585.  TSO Box Office hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

Director Steven Spielberg’s heart-warming masterpiece is one of the brightest stars in motion picture history. Filled with unparalleled magic and imagination,  E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial follows the moving story of a lost little alien who befriends a 10-year-old boy named Elliott. Experience all the mystery and fun of their unforgettable adventure in the beloved movie that captivated audiences around the world, complete with John Williams’ Academy Award®-winning score performed live by the full Tucson Symphony Orchestra in sync to the film projected on a huge HD screen.

Keitaro Harada conducted Disney’s Fantasia Live in Concert for the TSO’s Thanksgiving Film Weekend in 2014. He is currently finishing his fourth season as Associate Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops. Recently named Music and Artistic Director of the Savannah Philharmonic, he will begin his inaugural season in 2020-21. He is a three-time recipient of The Solti Foundation U.S. Career Assistance Award (2016, 2015, 2014), Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview (2013), the Seiji Ozawa Conducting Fellowship at Tanglewood Music Festival, and was a student of Lorin Maazel at Castleton Festival. Upon completion of his Master of Music in May 2008, he moved to Tucson to study with Thomas Cockrell as an inaugural recipient of the Rogers Institute for Orchestral and Opera Conducting Fellowship at the University of Arizona. The fellowship included conducting the University ensembles and working with Tucson Symphony Orchestra and Arizona Opera.

The TSO’s E.T. The Extra-terrestrial in Concert is sponsored by Cox Communications and Rio Nuevo. Tickets are $31 to $87 with a 50% discount for children.

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial is a trademark and copyright of Universal Studios. Licensed by Universal Studios Licensing LLC. All Rights Reserved. Available on Blu-ray and DVD from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Contact: Terry Marshall, Public Relations Manager, 520.620.9158