BSO Pays Tribute to Harry Potter

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Capitalizing on the July 31 release of the new Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,  the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is presenting three performances of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in Concert. The concerts will be performed on August 4 and 6 at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore and on August 5 at The Music Center at Strathmore, in north Bethesda.

The concert will feature the BSO performing, to picture every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a giant screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams’ score.

“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,” said Justin Freer, President of CineConcerts and Producer/Conductor of The Harry Potter Film Concert Series. “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.”

Concerts at the Meyerhoff, 1212 Cathedral Street in Baltimore, will begin at 7:30 p.m. on August 4and 3 p.m. on August 6. The concert at the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane in north Bethesda, will begin at 8 p.m. on August 5. Tickets start at $35. More information is available at or 410-783-8000.

Ed Gunts

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