Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, CineConcerts and Warner Bros Consumer Products presents HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE™ IN CONCERT
Three performances: Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19, 2017 Tickets on sale to the general public Friday, July 29, 2016 at 10 a.m.
July 11, 2016 – Orlando, FL – Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, CineConcerts, and Warner Bros Consumer Products announce that members of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. as part of the Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series. The concert will feature the live symphony orchestra performing, to picture, every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™. For the first time ever, audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a 40-foot screen while hearing the live orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable score. Tickets, starting at $45, go on sale to Dr. Phillips Center Members today, July 11, 2016. Tickets will be made available to the general public beginning Friday, July 29, 2016 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases include handling fees.
CineConcerts and Warner Bros. Consumer Products announced the Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series, a new global concert tour celebrating the Harry Potter™ films, earlier this year. The tour features Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert and will travel to destinations across North America and internationally.
Justin Freer, President of CineConcerts and Producer/Conductor of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series explains, "The Harry Potter™ film series is one of those once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomena that continues to delight millions of fans around the world. It is with great pleasure that we introduce, 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. It will be 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 entire world and we hope that by performing this incredible music with the full movie, audiences will enjoy returning to this world, and to the many wonderful characters and adventures that inhabit it.”
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, and “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” 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, Philharmonia 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.
For more information on the Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series, please visit www.harrypotterinconcert.com.
About the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization operating the state-of-the-art performing arts center in downtown Orlando, Florida. With its opening in November 2014, the performing arts center launched its vision of Arts for Every Life by being a gathering place for creativity and discovery; a vibrant urban destination where artists, audiences and students come to experience, explore and learn. The two-block community destination features the 2,700-seat Walt Disney Theater, 300-seat Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Seneff Arts Plaza, Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts, the DeVos Family Room, and other event rental spaces. Future expansion includes Steinmetz Hall, a 1,700-seat acoustical theater, along with rehearsal, classroom, office space and commercial development spaces. The Dr. Phillips Center is a public-private collaboration with the City of Orlando, Orange County, the State of Florida and generous donors.
About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
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