John Williams – Berlin 2021

UPDATE (8/8/2021): Tickets will go on sale on August 9 at 9:00 am CEST with prices ranging from 35€ to 98€ per concert.

UPDATE (9/8/2021): Tickets for the three concerts SOLD OUT in less than 1 hour!

UPDATE (30/9/2021): Full concert program available


The Berliner Philharmoniker has announced that renowned composer John Williams will take the baton and lead the orchestra in October 2021, in three concerts entitled “John Williams conducts John Williams”.


The program will include his legendary film music from Indiana Jones, E. T., Superman, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and other movies, together with his concert work ‘Elegy for Cello and Orchestra’ performed by cellist Bruno Delepelaire.


The detailed program of the concert will be the following:

  • Olympic Fanfare and Theme
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Excerpts
  • Far and Away Suite
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: Hedwig’s Theme
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: Nimbus 2000
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: Harry’s Wondrous World
  • Theme from Jurassic Park
  • Superman March
  • Indiana Jones and the last Crusade: Scherzo for Motorcycle and Orchestra
  • Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark: Marion’s Theme
  • Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Raiders March
  • Elegy for cello and orchestra (Bruno Delepelaire cello)
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story: The Adventures of Han
  • Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back: Yoda’s Theme
  • Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope: Throne Room and End Title


The three concerts will be the following:

  • Thu, 14 Oct 2021, 20:00 – (Introduction: 19:10)
  • Fri, 15 Oct 2021, 20:00 – (Introduction: 19:10)
  • Sat, 16 Oct 2021, 19:00 – (Introduction: 18:10) [Digital Concert Hall available]


You can read more:


At the moment, only tickets for the concerts on Thursday, October 14, and Friday, October 15 are available in 6-concert packages, ranging in price from 135 to 432 € the package (read more). Individual tickets for the three concerts, including the concert on Saturday, October 16, which is not part of any package, will go on sale from August 9.


Tickets, which will be available on August 9 at 9:00 am CEST, will be priced between 35 € and 98 € per concert.


Additionally, the concert on Saturday, October 16th, will be broadcast online at the Berliner Philharmoniker Digital Hall (tickets 9,99€):


SoundTrackFest will keep an eye on this great news and will give you more information as soon as it is available.