Sydney is about to get a third Harry Potter-themed show with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, this time centred on the time-travelling third book Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

As Crave reports, the ‘Harry Potter Film Concert Series’ sees the orchestra transmogrify the film into a full live show at the Sydney Opera House, projecting it onto a 12-metre screen and playing the score live throughout.

The first film in the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, got the orchestral treatment earlier this year, with Chamber of Secrets also receiving its own gigs last week, and we can only imagine that they’ll carry on at this rate playing through the rest of the series.

For many, though, the Alfonso Cuarón-directed third installment is a favourite for its dark but quirky tone and the introduction of some of the series’ most beloved characters like Sirius Black and Professor Lupin.

Tickets go on sale this Friday, with the gigs set to take place in April next year, so check out the details below (along with an awesome rendition of ‘Hedwig’s Theme’) and don’t miss out.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban with the SSO

Tickets on sale 9am Friday, 13th October

Wednesday, 18th — Friday, 20th April 2018
Sydney Opera House, Sydney
Tickets: Sydney Symphony Orchestra

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