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Classic John Williams’ movie scores performed at Orchestra Pops Concert

Sep 11, 2017

The southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Pops Concerts will be held Saturday, Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Ottumwa’s Bridge View Center, and Sunday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Burlington’s Memorial Auditorium.

This year, musical director Robert McConnell will direct some of John Williams’ greatest movie music. The Southeast Iowa Symphony Chorus, directed by Blair Buffington, will join the orchestra on three of the evening’s compositions.

The program includes music from some of John Williams’ most recognizable scores, including “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” “Superman,” “E.T.,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “Duel of the Fates” from “Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace.”

Tickets can be purchased for just the concert or for the concert and a meal. In Ottumwa, the social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. The meal begins at 6 p.m. In Burlington, the meal is served at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased at the door or at To make meal reservations in Burlington, RSVP by Sept. 15 to Kay Conrad at 319-752-9552 or To make meal reservations in Ottumwa, RSVP by Sept. 20 to Joyce Kramer at 641-799-0458 or

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