Fans can watch Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book in JK Rowling’s bestselling series, on a 40-foot HD screen while musicians perform John Williams’ Oscar-nominated score.
The screening is part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series, which was launched by Warner Bros and CineConcerts as a joint venture in the US in June and will tour the UK in May 2017.
CineConcerts president Justin Freer said:
“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.”
The tour will visit seven different venues across the UK in May 2017 including, London, Manchester, Cardiff, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow.
May 12 – London Royal Albert Hall
May 13 – London Royal Albert Hall
May 14 – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
May 15 – Birmingham Barclaycard Arena
May 16 – Manchester Arena
May 18 – Liverpool Echo Arena
May 19 – Leeds First Direct Arena
May 21 – Glasgow Secc Hydro Arena
Tickets are priced between £25-65 and will go on sale on Wednesday August 24 through Ticketmaster . A pre-sale will start on Monday, August 22.
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