The Magical Music of Harry Potter tour comes to Belgium
The live concert tour of the internationally-successful Harry Potter film series rolls into Belgium this autumn.
From 28 September to 2 October, The Magical Music of Harry Potter will entertain audiences at theatres in the cities of Bruges, Antwerp, Hasselt and Ghent.
Original actors, star soloists, a choir and symphony orchestra all bring the magical music of Harry Potter to life.
The programme includes excerpts from the film soundtracks of five-time Oscar winner John Williams, Patrick Doyle, Nicolas Hooper, and double Oscar winner Alexandre Desplat. It also features the best music from the recent award-winning stage play ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’.
For the Belgian tour, original star Chris Rankin takes to the stage. The British actor portrayed Percy Weasley in various Harry Potter adaptations. As presenter of the family show, he will speak about his experiences in the film series and his role in the world of magic.
The audience can expect to be enchanted by high-tech light and laser technology as well as a unique and thrilling sound dimension while listening to the concert.
Performing the film music is The London Symphonic & Philharmonic Film Orchestra, specially created for the Harry Potter concert series. It cooperates on this tour with The Academic Khmelnitsky Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra from Ukraine.
Created in 2001 and led by chief conductor Sergiy Leonov, the orchestra has won the hearts of many listeners of classical music. It’s won praise for its coherent and balanced sound and reputed for its successful cooperation with leading conductors and soloists from Ukraine and abroad. The orchestra comes from western Ukraine and performs a wide repertoire from different musical eras, with a special focus on Ukrainian composers.
The Magical Music of Harry Potter
28 September Bruges, Concertgebouw
30 September Antwerp, Stadsschouwburg
1 October Hasselt, Ethias Theater
2 October Ghent, Capitole
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