Grand Rapids Symphony adds 3rd performance of 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,' Sept. 29-30

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Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk
Senior Manager of Communications and Media Relations
616.454.9451 ext. 139

GRAND RAPIDS, MI., Aug. 18, 2017 – The Grand Rapids Symphony announced today that the Grand Rapids Pops will add a third performance of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, with live music accompanying the second film in The Harry Potter Film Concert Series.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30, in addition to two previously announced shows at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29, and at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30,

Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a 40-footscreen while hearing the Grand Rapids Symphony perform John Williams’ unforgettable score.

Tickets for the additional show go on sale Friday, Aug. 18, at grsymphony.org or by calling (616) 454-9451 ext. 4. Limited tickets remain for the first two performances.

Later this season, the Grand Rapids Symphony also will present Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, the third film in the Harry Potter franchise, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 9 and at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018.

Last season, the Grand Rapids Pops presented the first film, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, in three sold-out performances in January 2017 in DeVos Performance Hall.

Tickets

Tickets start at $18 and are available at the GRS ticket office, weekdays 9 am-5 pm, at 300 Ottawa Ave. NW, Suite 100, (located across from the Calder Plaza), or by calling 616.454.9451 x 4. (Phone orders will be charged a $2 per ticket service fee, with a $12 maximum.)

About the Grand Rapids Symphony

Organized in 1930, the Grand Rapids Symphony is nationally recognized for the quality of its concerts and educational programs. Led by Music Director Marcelo Lehninger, Principal Pops Conductor Bob Bernhardt and Associate Conductor John Varineau, nine concert series are presented, featuring a wide range of music and performance styles. More than 400 performances are given each year, touching the lives of some 200,000, nearly half of whom are students, senior citizens and people with disabilities all reached through extensive education and community service programs. Affiliated organizations include the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus; Grand Rapids Youth Symphony and Classical Orchestra; and Grand Rapids Symphony Youth Choruses. GRS provides the orchestra for performances by Opera Grand Rapids and the Grand Rapids Ballet and sponsors the biennial Grand Rapids Bach Festival, which returns in March 2017.

To learn more about the Grand Rapids Symphony, please visit the website or

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This activity is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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