The San Diego Symphony presents The Princess Bride in Concert featuring a screening of the complete film with the musical score performed by the San Diego Symphony Orchestra. One night only, Friday, August 12, conducted by David Newman at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park. Relive one of the most beloved films with the power of a full symphony orchestra!
“As you wish…”
Fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles... Experience one of the most beloved films of all time as never before… with the power of a full symphony orchestra performing the entire musical score live-to-picture!
Directed by Rob Reiner, The Princess Bride features an all-star cast including Robin Wright, Cary Elwes, Wallace Shawn, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Billy Crystal, Carol Kane, Christopher Guest, Fred Savage and André the Giant.
The great Peter Falk narrates this romantic tale of the beautiful maiden, Buttercup, and her one true love, a young farm hand named Westley. After he’s captured by a ruthless pirate and presumed dead, Buttercup’s unhappy marriage to the horrible Prince Humperdinck seems inevitable. But before the wedding can take place she’s kidnapped by three outlaws, and it’s up to a mysterious Man in Black to come to her rescue…
Now for the first time, composer Mark Knopfler’s unforgettable score has been specially arranged for symphony orchestra. Missing this cinematic concert experience would be...inconceivable!
So, in the words of Miracle Max… “Have fun stormin’ the castle!”