2022-01-14 – 9:00 h

Legendary composer John Williams turns 90 years old next month, and the NDR Radiophilharmonie led by Frank Strobel celebrates this event with a selection of his most famous soundtracks, in two concerts to be held at NDR Großer Sendesaal in Hannover, hosted by Friederike Westerhaus.


John Williams has been making cinema history for more than half a century, working with directors such as Hitchcock, Spielberg and Lucas, but also composing music for television and the Olympic Games. The concerts will include music from “Jaws”, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”, “ET”, “Catch Me If You Can”, “JFK”, “Schindler’s List”, “Star Wars” and others.


The concert at 11:30h will be broadcast live on NDR culture radio station for free:



UPDATE (17/1/22): Link to listen to the concert after its broadcast



When: Sunday, January 16, 2022 at 11:30h & 18:00h

Where: NDR Großer Sendesaal (Hannover, Germany)

Tickets: 12-39 € – https://www.ndr.de/orchester_chor/radiophilharmonie/konzerte/Klassik-Extra-Zwei,rphklassikextra128.html

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/560867291955879/


NOTE: Attention: 2G-Plus regulation. According to the current corona ordinance of the state of Lower Saxony, only those who have been vaccinated or recovered with a daily negative test are allowed to take part in this concert. This test does not apply to people who have already received their third vaccination (booster).