the Italian Cinema Orchestra will perform Hooper’s evocative music

Lord’s Return Voldemort and the arrival of the terrible Dolores Umbridge, who is opposed by the compact rebellion of the Army of In silence. One of the most complex chapters of saga returns to the big screen like you’ve never seen it before, ready to enchant audiences once again thanks to the magic of live music and to the batons of two great conductors.

The appointments

The Italian Cinema Orchestra presents the Italian premiere of “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Concert”, coming to the Arcimboldi Theater in Milano Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December and at the Conciliazione Auditorium Roma Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th December.

On stage an extraordinary formation of 80 musicians under the direction of the Maestro Ben Palmer in Milan and the Maestro Benjamin Pope in Rome he will perform the unforgettable soundtrack Of Nicholas Hooper live, in perfect synchronization with the screening of the entire film, in high definition on a screen of over 12 meters and with dialogues in Italian.

In this fifth film of the series the Dark Lord is back but the Ministry of Magic tries to keep secret the truth about the appointment of an ambitious new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts.

Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train students for the coming wizarding war, and a terrifying new clash between good and evil lies ahead.

Nominated for a World Soundtrack Discovery Award, composer Nicholas Hooper used experimental techniques and unique instruments to compose two new main themes that reflect Voldemort’s influence on Harry’s psyche. Using Japanese Taiko drums, Hooper allows a more sinister and nefarious undercurrent to permeate the magical adventure of Harry and his friends as they prepare for the coming war.

Justin Freer, President of CineConcerts, producer and director of the Harry Potter 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 bring fans the opportunity for the first time to experience award-winning musical pieces played live by a symphony orchestra, all while the film is simultaneously projected on the big screen. This is truly an unforgettable event.”

“Harry Potter is synonymous with excitement around the world and it’s fantastic to find that by performing this incredible music with the complete film, audiences can enjoy the magic again,” adds Brady Beaubien of CineConcerts and Concert Producer.

«We are proud to have been the first to bring to Italy a new and exciting form of live entertainment such as The Harry Potter Film Concert Series», declares Marco Patrignani, president of the Orchestra Italiana del Cinema and producer of the show in Italy. «The role of music in the film is crucial and this is a more unique than rare opportunity to admire the musicians creating an extraordinary sound and discover the colors and suggestions that the instruments are able to generate in relation to each moment of the film . Harry Potter is one of the greatest successful sagas in history and I think the concert film series is a wonderful opportunity suitable for all ages, to relive or discover this exciting adventure from the beginning and be carried away by the magic of its music.” .

Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment and CineConcerts have created the “Harry Potter Film Concert Series,” the only concert tour in the world dedicated to the Harry Potter films.

From the debut of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone™ in Concerto” in 2016, more than 3 million fans enjoyed this magical experience, for a total of over 2,973 shows in more than 48 countries around the world including those scheduled until 2025. The Italian dates are produced by Marco Patrignani and Forum Studios in partnership with Cineconcerts and Warner Bros Consumer Products.

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