Symphony San Jose presents Cinema Paradiso (Film In Concert)

Presented by Symphony San Jose

Young Salvatore discovers a love of film at the Cinema Paradiso movie house.

Young Salvatore Di Vita discovers a refuge from his life in his war-torn Sicilian village…its Cinema Paradiso movie house, where projectionist Alfredo instills in the boy a deep love of films. When Salvatore grows up, falls in love with a beautiful local girl and takes over as the Paradiso's projectionist, Alfredo must convince Salvatore to leave his small town and pursue his passion for filmmaking. This beloved film features one of the most unforgettable of all movie scores, by Italian maestro Ennio Morricone. The film won a BAFTA award (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) for Best Original Score.

Single Tickets: $55 to $115.

Subscriptions for the second half of the season are also available in packages of 4 programs.  The season runs through June 2023, ending with Carmina Burana.  Four-program packages range from $204 to $420.  (Prices include Theatre Preservation Fee)


Phone: 408.286.2600 ext. 1.   Website:   Email: [email protected]

Box Office and Administration Office: 325 South First Street, San Jose, 95113. Located between San Carlos and San Salvador Street next to the California Theatre. Ticket Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 10am to 5pm

Watch the trailer for Cinema Paradiso here:


City: San Jose
Price Range:
$55 to $115

Program Items

Ennio Morricone Cinema Paradiso


Ennio Morricone Composer
To Be Announced Conductor

San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

255 South Almaden Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95113
United States