ADELAIDE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES
THE FIRST AND SECOND INSTALLMENT OF THE HARRY POTTER FILM CONCERT SERIES WITH HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE™ AND HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS™ IN CONCERT
For the first time in Adelaide, audiences will experience one of the most beloved film series in history with the ASO performing the entire score to each film live to picture
The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (ASO) will perform Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone™ in Concert at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on the 4th of November, with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert on April 28, 2018 as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. The concerts will feature the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra performing live, to picture, every note from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the films in high-definition on a 40-foot screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable scores live. Tickets are on sale now for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in Concert through Ticketek, with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert going on sale December 1, 2017.
CineConcerts and Warner Bros. Consumer Products announced the Harry Potter Film Concert Series, a new global concert tour celebrating the Harry Potter films, early last year. The Harry Potter Film Concert that kicked off in June 2016 is another magical experience from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World and is scheduled to include hundreds of performances across more than 35 countries around the world through 2018.
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 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 world and we hope that by performing this incredible music with the full movie, audiences will enjoy returning to this magical world, and to the many wonderful characters that inhabit it.”
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Managing Director Vincent Ciccarello says, “Adelaide audiences are in for a treat this year when the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra take to the stage to perform Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in Concert, with the unforgettable Oscar-nominated film score by award-winning American composer and conductor John Williams. Those who love the Harry Potter Film Concert series will also be delighted that next year, the ASO will perform the second instalment: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert”.
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.
ASO has a reputation for vitality and versatility, the internationally acclaimed orchestra is South Australia’s largest performing arts organisation, established in 1936. For over 80 years, the ASO has been there to corroborate life and contribute to South Australia’s identity. Today the ASO plays a major role in Adelaide’s cultural and economic vibrancy, and enriches the community through more than 70 world-class performances to more than 90,000 diverse concertgoers each season. Delivering diverse and colourful programming with leading international and Australian musicians, it has also enjoyed hugely successful performances with artists such as Ben Folds, Tim Minchin and The Hilltop Hoods. The ASO has embarked on numerous international tours, including China, Korea, Singapore and Carnegie Hall in New York.
The ASO will also perform Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert Saturday 28 April. Tickets go on sale December 1st 2017. Join the waitlist now at aso.com.au
For more information on the Harry Potter Film Concert Series, please visit
What: HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE™ IN CONCERT
When: Saturday 4 November, 7pm
Venue: Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Arena
Cost: Premium Adults $101, Conc $91, Child $47, Family $296 – A, B & C Res pricing available
What: HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS™ IN CONCERT
When: Saturday 28 April, 2018
Venue: Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Arena
Bookings: Tickets go on sale December 1st, 2017