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Newswire: Jaws In Concert will wash ashore next summer

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the symphony hall, Jaws will be unleashed this summer as a live-to-picture experience thanks to Film Concerts Live!. Jaws In Concert will feature Steven Spielberg’s original summer blockbuster with a live orchestra performing John Williams’ iconic score, including a theme so memorable that just humming it in a swimming pool at night is enough to terrify people. According to Billboard, the experience “will have its world premiere at the Boston Pops Orchestra (which Williams famously helmed from 1980-1993) next summer, with Keith Lockhart conducting.”

Unsurprisingly, Jaws has been one of the titles that orchestras have been eager to perform since Film Concerts Live! began doing these live-to-picture experiences, usually of Spielberg-Williams collaborations. (E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, and Jurassic Park have all been done previously.) “It’s not only a testament to the power …

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