Category: Harry Potter Film Concert Series

The magic of Harry Potter returns to Grand Rapids Pops with 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,' Friday and Saturday

Last season, when the Grand Rapids Pops brought the Harry Potter Film Concert series to town, the Grand Rapids Symphony sold out three performances of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone with the musical score played live by the Grand Rapids Symphony. When Harry Potter battled talking spiders and giant snakes, dealt with a charming but inept Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher, and finally faced the memory of Lord Voldemort in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets , an... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | 0 comments

Recap: Harry Potter and the Grand Rapids Pops thrill audience for second time with ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’

By Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk - Fans of Harry Potter films all have their favorite scenes. Harry’s first visit to Diagon Alley, his first defeat of Lord Voldemort, conjuring his first Patronus Charm, rescuing his godfather, Sirius Black, winning the Tri-Wizard Cup, finally defeating the Dark Lord – it goes on and on and on. Harry Potter, fighting the dreaded basilisk in the Chamber of Secrets, is among the most scary and exhilarating scenes in the entire canon of Harry Potter... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Saturday, September 30, 2017 | 1 comments

Grand Rapids Pops presents 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,' Sept. 29-30

Pottermania returns to Grand Rapids. Last season, when the Grand Rapids Pops brought the Harry Potter Film Concert series to town, the Grand Rapids Symphony sold out three performances in DeVos Performance Hall. Find out what all the fuss is about this weekend when the Grand Rapids Symphony presents Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets on Friday and Saturday, September 29-30. Cars fly, trees fight back, and monsters are on the loose in Harry’s second year at Hogwarts... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Wednesday, September 27, 2017 | 0 comments

Grand Rapids Symphony's audiences go wild for Harry Potter in DeVos Hall

Harry Potter came to town, and Pottermania descended on Grand Rapids. Your Grand Rapids Symphony welcomed Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone to DeVos Performance Hall this past weekend, the first movie in the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. More than 7,000 muggles came to three sold-out performances of the original 2001 film on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27-28, 2017. It was a magical experience any way you slice it. See our recap of the weekend's performances . ... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | 0 comments

Recap: Grand Rapids Symphony brings magic of Harry Potter to town with exciting 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'

By Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk - Tales of good and evil, of heroes defeating villains, are timeless. Thanks to modern technology, entertainment through electronic media is growing at an exponential rate. Yet live entertainment continues to delight audiences. When you can put all of that together, you have something really special. You might even say magical. Harry Potter came to DeVos Performance Hall on Friday, thanks to the Grand Rapids Symphony , the 2001 film,  Harry Potter and... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Sunday, January 29, 2017 | 0 comments

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