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Get your wands out, Harry Potter is coming to Altria with live music – Second show added

The Richmond Symphony Orchestra will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert on February 10th.

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Update 8/1: A second show has been added. There will be a showing on February 10th, 2018 @ 7:30PM and February 11th, 2018 @ 1:00PM.

Good news for wizards and muggles alike. A chance to catch Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone on the big screen and with live musical accompaniment.

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SMG Richmond announced today that the Richmond Symphony Orchestra will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert on February 10, 2018 @ 7:30PM as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. The concert will feature the Richmond Symphony Orchestra performing live, 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 40-foot screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable score. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 11, 2017 at 10:00AM via AltriaTheater.com, in person at the Altria Theater Box Office and by calling 800-514-ETIX(3849).

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 ontothe 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 entire 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.”

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 GladiatorThe GodfatherIt’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.

For more information on the Harry Potter Film Concert Series, please visit

www.harrypotterinconcert.com.

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