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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Bringing the magic to the Hollywood Bowl




Hollywood Bowl concert in August 2013.
Hollywood Bowl concert in August 2013.
Photography by Lovinkat via Flickr Creative Commons

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Southern California is home to plenty of concerts and plenty of film events and every now and then live music and movies come together at the Hollywood Bowl. That's what's happening tonight.

Photo to promote LA Phil performance of Harry Potter score at the Hollywood Bowl.
Photo to promote LA Phil performance of Harry Potter score at the Hollywood Bowl.
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The bowl will screen the film "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" while the Los Angeles Philharmonic plays every single note from John William's original score.

Justin Freer, who will conduct the orchestra, spoke with Alex Cohen about the idea of marrying live music and movies, how difficult it is to perform film scores live and bringing Harry's magic to the Bowl.

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