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The Magical Music of Harry Potter


Saturday, April 6, 2019 – 7:30 PM

Washington Pavilion

Thomas Fortner, conductor


Hop aboard the Hogwarts Express and join us for a journey into the magical world of Harry Potter! Featuring music composed by the iconic John Williams, along with Patrick Doyle, Nicholas Hooper, and Alexandre Desplat, this concert brings the magic to life as the orchestra performs favorite and beloved selections from the popular films.

Come dressed as your favorite Harry Potter character and prepare to experience performances that will enchant your imagination!

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Notice of conductor change: this performance will be conducted by SDSO Assistant Conductor Thomas Fortner. His biography can be found on page 23 of your program book.

Special thanks in this performance to:

Dakota State University graphics and animation classes

Faculty: Tim Orme, Shawn Trail
Students: Chrissy Anderson, Max Hardyk, ​Hannah May, Kenny Olson, Quincton Rush

Potter-Head Costume Group

Brian Downs, Karin Borgmann, Dominic Downs, Katrina Hosley, Jake Iversen , Mayah Iversen , Mindy Peterson, Ashlee Reck, Shelly Schwartz , Tommy Schwartz, Darcy Semmler, Brian Semmler (handler)

This concert is generously sponsored by:



Pre-Show Dining with the Washington Pavilion

April 6 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

The Washington Pavilion will be serving a dinner buffet in Leonardo’s Café before the Saturday, April 6 performance from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

The menu will be as follows:

– Potter’s Pork Pinwheels
– Ron Weasley’s Roast Beef
– Muggle Mashed Potatoes
– Hermione’s Haricot Vert and Carrot Wands
– Cauldron Pots D’ Cocoa, Chocolate Gateau, Pumpkin Pasties and Treacle Tarts (Caramel Pecan Tarts)

$16.95/adults, $8.50/kids 10 and under plus tax.

Call the Box Office to reserve your seats today at 605-367-6000 – they fill up fast!