CANCELLED: Pops at The Paramount – The Star Wars Concert

Saturday May 30 at 7:30pm

The Paramount Theater

Benjamin Rous, Conductor


“Main Title”
“Here They Come” from A New Hope
“Flag Parade” from The Phantom Menace
“Adventures of Jar Jar” from The Phantom Menace
“March of the Resistance” from The Force Awakens
“Rey’s Theme” from The Force Awakens
“The Jedi Steps” from The Force Awakens
“The Rebellion is Reborn” from The Last Jedi
“The Forest Battle” from Return of the Jedi
and more!


“Asteroid Field” from The Empire Strikes Back
“Luke and Leia” from Return of the Jedi
“Parade of Ewoks” from Return of the Jedi
“Anakin’s Theme” from The Phantom Menace
“Princess Leia’s Theme” from A New Hope
“Imperial March” from The Empire Strikes Back
“Yoda’s Theme” from The Empire Strikes Back
and more!

About the Program

John Williams is history’s most prolific film composer, and the Star Wars scores are his magnum opus.   He was the one and only constant, writing fifty iconic themes that are woven throughout all nine feature films.

Music Director Benjamin Rous leads the full Charlottesville Symphony in music from this sprawling franchise including The Imperial March, Rey’s Theme, The Rebellion is Reborn, Luke and Leia, Yoda’s Theme and much, much more!

Audience members are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite Star Wars character.

Performance Duration: Approximately 2 hours, including one 15-minute intermission.
Please Note: Performance will not feature film clips and John Williams will not appear.





The 2019-20 season is made possible in part by a major gift from



All tickets for The Star Wars Concert are sold through The Paramount Theater Box Office. You can purchase your tickets in the following ways:


The Paramount Theater is located on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. For information about parking for The Paramount, click here. To see The Paramount on Google Maps, click here.

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