May the 4th (be with you) is Star Wars day and one of Canberra’s institutions is celebrating loudly.
At 12.30pm on May the 4th, the National Carillion is hosting a Star Wars concert – with arrangements of new and original Star Wars themes composed by John Williams ringing out across Lake Burley Griffin until 1.30pm.
This is a free event and a rare chance for Star Wars fans to hear the themes played on the Carillion’s 55 bronze bells.
The full program is:
- Main Theme (played by Peter Bray and Harrison Whalan, arranged by T Laue, P Bray and K Mahajan)
- Imperial March (played by Lyn Fuller, arranged by A Bowler)
- Princess Leia’s Theme (played by Lyn Fuller, arranged by A Bowler)
- Cantina Theme (arranged & played by Julie Wright & Peter Bray)
- Yoda’s theme (arranged & played by Anna Wong)
- Throne Room (arranged & played by Leonard Weiss)
- Finn’s Confession (arranged & played by Leonard Weiss)
- Jedi Steps (arranged & played by Leonard Weiss)
- Luke and Leia (arranged & played by Harrison Whalan)
- Across the Stars (arranged & played by Peter Bray)
- Rey’s Theme (arranged & played by Peter Bray)