The Dewan Filharmonik Petronas will transform itself into a cinema in September for a special screening of Raiders Of The Lost Ark with music performed by the MPO. The celebrated orchestra will perform the Oscar nominated soundtrack of the blockbuster movie to accompany its screening.
Resident Conductor Gerard Salonga will lead the MPO and relive the favourite moments of this action-packed adventure.
Raiders of the Lost Ark was released in June 1981 and quickly established itself as a beloved cinematic adventure. Starring Harrison Ford as professor/archaeologist, Indiana Jones, the tale revolves around the hero in a race against the Nazis to unearth a religious relic, which is rumoured to provide untold power to the person in possession of it.The film directed by Steven Spielberg from a story by George Lucas kick-started a successful franchise, which boasted four blockbuster films. Along with the iconic portrayal of Ford as the legendary hero, Raiders of the Lost Ark is also best known for its impressive score by John Williams.
Fans of the film will not only be able to relive the magic of the film but also its music as the MPO plays alongside the screening of the film at the DFP on Saturday, 21 September at 8.30pm and Sunday, 22 September at 3pm. Tickets for MPO Presents Raiders Of The Lost Ark are priced at RM113, RM150, RM179 and RM226.For tickets and further information, log on to www.mpo.com.my