‘Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone in Concert’

DES MOINES — Des Moines Performing Arts announced recently that the Des Moines Symphony will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 2 and 3, 2018, at the Des Moines Civic Center as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. The concert will feature the live symphony orchestra performing, to picture, every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Audiences can relive the magic of the film in high definition on a 40-foot screen while the Des Moines Symphony performs every note of John Williams’ unforgettable score to picture live on stage. Tickets are $26-$86 at the Civic Center Ticket Office and DMPA.org. To purchase tickets by phone, call 515-246-2300. Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. on May 12.

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 said, “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.”

For more information on the Harry Potter Film Concert Series, visit www.harrypotterinconcert.com.