ASO announces the return of the Harry Potter film concert series with “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ In Concert”

1 Sep 2018
  • Media Release
by Paola Niscioli

Audiences will experience the third chapter of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra performing John Williams’ music live with the film for one night only.

The Harry Potter Film Concert Series returns to Adelaide Entertainment Centre Arena with Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert, the third film in the Harry Potter series. On Saturday 10 November, 7pm, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra will perform John Williams’ unforgettable score while the entire film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen.

CineConcerts and Warner Bros. Consumer Products announced the Harry Potter Film Concert Series, a new global concert tour celebrating the Harry Potter films, in 2016.  Since the world premiere of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in Concert in June 2016, more than half a million fans have enjoyed this magical experience from the Wizarding World, which is scheduled to include over six-hundred performances across more than 38 countries worldwide through 2018.

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Managing Director Vincent Ciccarello says, “ASO is delighted to be presenting this next instalment of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. John Williams’s scores have cemented themselves as among some of the most distinctive and distinguished in the history of all film music.

“To watch the film with a fully live symphonic accompaniment is a thrill. For those who’ve never been to an ASO concert, it’s the perfect opportunity to hear the power of the orchestra as 85 musicians perform live on stage.”

In their third year at Hogwarts, Harry, Ron and Hermione meet escaped prisoner Sirius Black and learn to handle a half-horse/half-eagle Hippogriff, repel shape-shifting Boggarts and master the art of Divination. Harry must also withstand soul-sucking Dementors, outsmart a dangerous werewolf and deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship to Harry and his parents.

Earning an OscarÒ nomination for the score, the spellbinding and masterful music composed by John Williams became a celebrated classic, conjuring beautiful, soaring motifs continuing the adventures of Harry Potter and his friends on their magical journey.

Justin Freer, President of CineConcerts and Producer/Conductor of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series explains, “The Harry Potter film series is a once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomenon that continues to delight millions of fans around the world. It is with great pleasure that we bring fans for the first time ever an opportunity to experience the award-winning music scores played live by a symphony orchestra, all while the beloved film is simultaneously projected onto the big screen. This is truly an unforgettable event.”

Brady Beaubien of CineConcerts and Concert Producer for the Harry Potter Film Concert Series added, “Harry Potter is synonymous with excitement around the world and we hope that by performing this incredible music with the full movie, audiences will enjoy returning to the Wizarding World.”  

Tickets go on sale to the general public Monday 9 Julyvia Ticketek  for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert.

For more information on the Harry Potter Film Concert Series, please visit www.harrypotterinconcert.com.

What:               HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN™ IN CONCERT

When:               7pm Saturday 10 November, 2018

Venue:              Adelaide Entertainment Centre Arena

Bookings:          Ticketek tickets from Adults $79, Child $39

About CineConcerts
CineConcerts is one of the leading producers of live music experiences performed with visual media. Founded by producer/conductor Justin Freer and producer/writer Brady Beaubien, CineConcerts has engaged millions of people worldwide in concert presentations that redefine the evolution of live experience. Recent and current live concert experiences include Gladiator, The Godfather, It’s a Wonderful Life, DreamWorks Animation in Concert, Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage 50th Anniversary Concert Tour, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Rudy in Concert.

Justin Freer has quickly become one of the most sought-after conductors of film music with a long list of full symphonic live to projection projects.  He has appeared with some of the world’s leading orchestras including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony and Sydney Symphony Orchestra. From full-length movie screenings with live orchestra to music-interactive sporting event experiences to original 3D-environment holiday programming, CineConcerts is at the forefront of live entertainment.

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company extends the Studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world.  WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera. The division’s successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi (opening July 25, 2018). With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

MEDIA ENQUIRIES:  

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra: Cheree McEwin, Publicist, 08 8233 6205 / 0416 181 679 / mcewinc@aso.com.au

CineConcerts:    Andrew P. Alderete646-531-5256Andrew@cineconcerts.com
Molly Kossoff 818-859-7500 mkossoff@cineconcerts.com

Warner Bros Consumer Products Stephanie Clark 818-954-7308 stephanie.clark@warnerbros.com  

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. J.K. ROWLING`S WIZARDING WORLD™ J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s18)

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