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Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: LA Phil at Tynecastle

Free Outdoor Event

The LA Phil play music from the Golden Age of Hollywood by Korngold, Herrmann, Waxman and a selection by John Williams.

The LA Phil brings a uniquely authentic gleam and glamour to the grandeur of Hollywood film scores in this year’s Opening Event, featuring classic movie music from the Golden Age of Hollywood by Korngold, Herrmann, Waxman and a selection from the best-loved film composer on the planet: John Williams. In this epic family friendly concert, Gustavo Dudamel and his orchestra take over Tynecastle Park stadium for music from Star Wars, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, E.T. and many more.

Free tickets are required for this event, limited to 4 per person. This concert will be entirely seated.

We’re delighted to be live streaming the event on our Facebook page from 7.00pm. If you would like to be notified when we go live, follow our Facebook page and enable notifications from us. You'll also be able to hear the full concert broadcast on Classic FM during The Full Works Concert with Jane Jones on Monday 5 August at 8.00pm. Find out more here.


More information about the event 

including Frequently Asked Questions, the venue map, and more.

In collaboration with Tynecastle Park.


Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel Conductor

Korngold March of the Merry Men from The Adventures of Robin Hood
Williams Shark Cage Fugue/Out to Sea from Jaws
Herrmann Suite from Vertigo
John Williams Hedwig's Theme from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
John Williams Fawkes the Phoenix from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Steiner Suite from Casablanca
John Williams Olympic Fanfare and Theme
Waxman Sunset Boulevard Suite
John Williams Theme from Jurassic Park
John Williams Adventures on Earth from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Mancini Theme from The Pink Panther
John Williams Throne Room and Finale from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope


More information about some of the artists:

Los Angeles Philharmonic
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Gustavo Dudamel
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2 August 2019

  • Tynecastle Park
  • Starts at 7pm. 1hr 30mins approx. (no interval)
  • Free

This event was part of a previous International Festival and is therefore unavailable to book. The 2020 programme will be announced in the spring.

With thanks to our supporters

Opening Event Partner

Project Support

Residency supported by Principal Supporters

Dunard Fund USA