Harry Potter and the Live Orchestra: A Magical Musical Journey
Harry Potter has become a global phenomenon, spanning seven books in the main series, countless spinoff books, eight movies, a stage play, a theme park, fan conventions, and tons of merchandise. This is certainly justifiable considering the huge fan following that the franchise commands. However, recently, this magical franchise has announced yet another way to experience the Potter-mania.
Warner Bros. and CineConcerts have teamed up to re-release the original films while being accompanied by a live symphony scoring the movie. The first stop will be in Philadelphia, on June 23rd, at the Philadelphia’s Mann Center for the Performing Arts. The score, written by film score legend John Williams, will be played by the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Other stops that have been announced include San Diego, Nashville, and Grand Rapids.
This kind of experience allows fans of the movies to both enjoy the films that they know and love while experiencing what it is like to be exposed to a live orchestra in a symphonic setting. Similar to the Pokemon orchestra and Distant Worlds, this premiere will bring a younger crowd to be exposed to, possibly for the first time, the magic of orchestra.
Will any of you be attending these magical musical performances? I personally will be doing everything in my power to attend the one in Philadelphia. Comment below what you think and if you are going to any of these performances.