Fox Theatre Film Series 2016-17

The San Diego Symphony is thrilled to be part of a national network of orchestras who will be performing the score LIVE to screenings of all eight Harry Potter™ films over the next few years. Subscribe to our expanded film series, and discover the magic of watching your favorite movie accompanied by a live symphony orchestra!


Screenings with LIVE Orchestra

FRI DEC 2—8pm

Home Alone

with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra

Perhaps the classic Christmas movie of the last 30 years, Home Alone stars the irresistible, unconquerable Macaulay Culkin as young Kevin McCallister who must defend his family’s homestead from a couple of would-be burglars. John Williams’ beloved soundtrack will be performed LIVE as the film plays on our three big screens. © 1990 Twentieth Century Fox

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SAT MAR 11—8pm 
SUN MAR 12—2pm

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra

The Harry Potter™ film series is one of those once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomena that continues to delight millions of fans around the world. This concert will feature the San Diego Symphony Orchestra performing every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™. Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a giant screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable score.

HARRY POTTER, characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. J.K. ROWLING'S WIZARDING WORLD™ J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s17)

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SAT APR 15—8pm

The Wizard of Oz

with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra

An enduring classic about DOROTHY™ and her adventures in the LAND OF OZ™, as she tries to find her way home to Kansas gets the Fox Theatre treatment. DOROTHY™ and her friends, the SCARECROW™, TIN MAN™,
the COWARDLY LION™ and her little dog TOTO™ do battle with the WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST™ as the San Diego Symphony performs the tuneful score by Harold Arlen and Herbert Stothart.

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Your Fox Theatre Film series subscription includes the following silent films for free!

SUN OCT 23—7:30pm

The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Fox Film Series Special – Silent Era Screening with Organ only

We’ll be getting into the Halloween spirit with this screening of the classic 1925 thriller which launched a pop culture sensation that continues to this day. Lon Chaney (in unforgettable makeup) stars as the twisted genius organist who kidnaps his young singer protégé into the depths of the Paris Opera House. Russ Peck will provide the hair-raising soundtrack on our own mighty Fox Theatre Pipe Organ!

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SUN APR 30—7:30pm

The Freshman (1925)

Fox Film Series Special – Silent Era Screening with Organ only

Comedian Harold Lloyd’s funniest and most popular comedy finds
“The Boy with Glasses” trying to impress his peers at the big University, both on the football field and with the ladies, with hilarious results. The whole genre of college campus comedies arguably began with The Freshman. Russ Peck provides the jaunty accompaniment on the Fox Theatre Pipe Organ.

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