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COLORADO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX™ IN CONCERT
Assistant Conductor Bertie Baigent conducts the fifth installment of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series
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Who: Colorado Symphony, CineConcerts, and Warner Bros. Consumer Products
What: English-born Colorado Symphony Assistant Conductor Bertie Baigent leads the Colorado Symphony in the fifth installment of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™.
In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, the rebellion begins! Lord Voldemort is back, but the Ministry of Magic tries to keep a lid on the truth – including appointing a new, power-hungry Defense Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train students for the wizarding war ahead. A terrifying showdown between good and evil awaits!
When/Where: Friday, January 4 and Saturday, January 5, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 6, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Boettcher Concert Hall
Why: The Harry Potter Film Concert Series is part of the Colorado Symphony’s ‘Movie at the Symphony’ program, a celebration of pop culture, film, and music that entertains people of all ages throughout the Front Range.
ABOUT THE COLORADO SYMPHONY
One of the leading orchestras in the United States, the Colorado Symphony Association is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization performing more than 150 concerts annually at Boettcher Concert Hall in downtown Denver and across Colorado. Led by Music Director Brett Mitchell, the Colorado Symphony is home to eighty full-time musicians, representing more than a dozen nations, and regularly welcomes the most celebrated artists from the world of symphonic music and beyond. In the last year, the Colorado Symphony served nearly 233,000 people attending live performances at concert and non-traditional venues throughout Colorado’s Front Range. In addition, over 265,000 people listen to the Colorado Symphony through Colorado Public Radio’s live broadcasts of classical content featuring concert recordings, in-studio performances of individual musicians and small ensembles, and live streaming of interviews and performances with artists. Recognized as an incubator of innovation, creativity, and excellence, the Colorado Symphony continually expands its reach through education, outreach, and programming. The Colorado Symphony partners with the state’s leading musical artists, cultural organizations, corporations, foundations, sports teams, and individuals to expose diverse audiences to the transformative power of music. To learn more, visit coloradosymphony.org.