NEW YORK - APRIL 26: (L-R) Director Martin Scorsese, conductor John Williams, and director Steven Spielberg attend the 2006 New York Philharmonic Annual Spring Gala at Avery Fisher Hall on April 26, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)
ATLANTA -- Academy Award winners director Steven Spielberg and composer John Williams join the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for a benefit concert this month.
The proceeds of the performance will benefit the orchestra's education and community engagement programs. It will take place in the Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center on Oct. 24 at 8 p.m.
Williams will conduct the orchestra in selections from his popular original film compositions. The program will showcase a variety of movies scores composed by Williams, including selections from "Star Wars," ''Schindler's List," ''E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" and the "Indiana Jones" and Harry Potter" films.
Spielberg will host the second half of the concert and supplement the musical program with anecdotes and insight into the featured films.