Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

Jun 27

7:00 PM

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Relive the magic of your favorite wizard in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert. Based on the third installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, the thrilling tale is shown together with John Williams’ enchanting score, performed live by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, as Harry soars across the big screen. Get ready to encounter a Dementor™, ride the Knight Bus™ and discover just who Sirius Black™ really is.

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Approximate concert duration: 170 minutes including intermission


Williams Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™


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It's not that Harry, Ron and Hermione are faced with any really gruesome dangers but their world has grown a little darker and more menacing in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban." The film, the third in the popular series, centers on the escape of the sinister Sirius Black (Gary Oldman) from Azkaban Prison. As Harry returns for his third year at Hogwarts, he has developed an edge: Young master Potter is no longer someone you can mess with. Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), third in the hugely successful series of Warner Bros. films based on the J.K. Rowling novels, was the last to feature an original score by composer John Williams — who so memorably established the main themes in the first film, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001). Though he reprises two themes from the earlier Potter films, the music is otherwise completely new — and many observers have suggested, it's the best of Williams’ three Potter scores. Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories


Film presentations at Symphony Center are generously sponsored by Megan and Steve Shebik. The appearance of the Chicago Symphony Chorus is made possible by a generous gift from Jim and Kay Mabie.

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.