Tuesday, 26 May, 2020

Inside the launch of The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Monday evening, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Producers launched The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Credit: Manuel Harlan
Credit: Manuel Harlan

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play by Jack Thorne, received its world premiere in July 2016 at the Palace Theatre in London with more tickets released last month for performances through to 28 July 2019.

This evening (October 22) Sony Music Masterworks together with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Producers launched The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, an album of music by Grammy and Ivor Novello Award-winning composer and innovator Imogen Heap from the internationally acclaimed stage production.

Imogen Heap was joined on stage at the Palace Theatre for a live Q&A by Harry Potter and the Cursed Child director John Tiffany.

Credit: Manuel Harlan
Credit: Manuel Harlan

The album, presented as four contemporary musical suites, each showcasing one of the play’s theatrical acts, will be available in both physical and digital formats from 2 November 2018.

Imogen Heap is a self-produced British recording artist. She has written and produced four solo albums, one as one half of Frou Frou, and has collaborated with countless and varied artists including Jeff Beck, Taylor Swift, Mika and Josh Groban.

Credit: Manuel Harlan
Credit: Manuel Harlan

Imogen has two Grammys, one for engineering and another for her contribution to Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’, and is also the recipient of the Ivor Novello Award, The Artist and Manager Pioneer award, the MPG Inspiration Award and an honorary Doctorate of Technology for her MI.MU Gloves work.

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