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John Jesensky, Harry Potter, Cineconcerts
Elf in Concert
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Buddy was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn’t fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father.

This holiday season relive this heartwarming holiday classic on a giant screen as every note of John Debney’s wonderful score is played live to picture in: Elf™ in Concert! Rated: PG
John Jesensky - Conductor

Austin, TX - Live with The Austin Symphony

Long Center for the Performing Arts

15th December, 2022 at 8:00PM

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San Francisco, CA - Live with the San Francisco Symphony

Davies Symphony Hall

21st December, 2022 at 7:30PM

22nd December, 2022 at 2:00PM

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John Jesensky, Harry Potter, Cineconcerts
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - Live in Concert
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For the first time ever, audiences around the world will experience the full film from one of the most beloved series in history, projected in HD on the big screen, while a full symphony
orchestra performs John Williams' unforgettable score.
John Jesensky - Conductor

Greenville, SC - Live with Greenville Symphony

Peace Concert Hall

14th January, 2023 at 7:00PM

15th January, 2023 at 2:00PM

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Germany Tour - Live with Filmorchester Babelsberg

12th March, 2023 - Berlin

15th March, 2023 - Stuttgart

16th March, 2023 - Nuremberg

17th March, 2023 - Munich

18th March, 2023 - Vienna

24th March, 2023 - Hamburg

25th March, 2023 - Dusseldorf

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John Jesensky, Harry Potter, Cineconcerts
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - Live in Concert
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The Harry Potter Film Concert Series continues with its second adventure!

The film will be projected in HD on the big screen, while a full symphony orchestra performs John Williams’ masterful sequel score.
John Jesensky - Conductor

Greenville, SC - Live with Greenville Symphony

Peace Concert Hall

13th January, 2024 at 7:00PM

14th January, 2024 at 2:00PM

John Jesensky, Harry Potter, Cineconcerts
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - Live in Concert
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Something wicked this way comes for our third year at Hogwarts!

The film will be projected in HD on the big screen, while a full symphony orchestra and choir performs John Williams' masterpiece score in its entirety.
John Jesensky - Conductor

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John Jesensky, Harry Potter, Cineconcerts
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Live in Concert
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Join Harry for his fourth year at Hogwarts, and enter the dangerous TriWizard Tournament! With dragons, mermaids, and an evil quickly growing stronger, adventure awaits at every turn.

The film will be projected in HD on the big screen while a full symphony orchestra performs Patrick Doyle's masterful score.
John Jesensky - Conductor

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John Jesensky, Harry Potter, Cineconcerts
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Live in Concert
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The Harry Potter Film Concert Series returns for the fifth installment of the classic saga.

Audiences can rediscover magic while a live symphony orchestra performs Nicholas Hooper’s unforgettable score and Harry Potter soars across the big screen in high-definition.
John Jesensky - Conductor

Madison, WI - Live with Madison Symphony

Overture Center, Madison

11th February, 2022 at 2:00PM

11th February, 2022 at 8:00PM

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Louisville, KY - Live with the Louisville Orchestra

Whitney Hall, Louisville

21st April, 2023 at 7:00PM

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Hartford, CT - Live with the Hartford Symphony

The Bushnell, Hartford

29th April, 2023 at 1:00PM

29th April, 2023 at 7:00PM

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John Jesensky, Harry Potter, Cineconcerts
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince - Live in Concert
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Relive the adventure of a curious plot afoot at Hogwarts, and the dark secrets that will forever change the course of Harry's destiny!

The film will be projected in HD on the big screen, while a full symphony orchestra performs Nicholas Hooper's score in its entirety.
John Jesensky - Conductor

Milwaukee, WI - Live with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

The Riverside Theater, Milwaukee

2nd December, 2022 at 8:00PM

3rd December, 2022 at 8:00PM

4th December, 2022 at 1:00PM

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John Jesensky, Harry Potter, Cineconcerts
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 - Live in Concert
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Join the trio as they embark on an epic quest full of adventure, danger, and intrigue - all leading to an inevitable showdown with Voldemort himself!

The race against time begins as the film is projected in HD on the big screen, while a full symphony orchestra performs Alexandre Desplat’s unforgettable score.
John Jesensky - Conductor

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John Jesensky, Harry Potter, Cineconcerts
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - Live in Concert
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The powerful conclusion of The Harry Potter Film Concert Series leads our heroes into battle against Lord Voldemort and his dark forces.

Experience the culmination of Harry’s entire journey as the film is projected in HD on the big screen, while a full symphony orchestra performs Alexandre Desplat’s grand finale.
John Jesensky - Conductor

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John Jesensky, Harry Potter, Cineconcerts
Tales of Halloween
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This Halloween, take a trip through the world of spooky folklore alongside the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.

John Jesensky and the HSO will guide adventurous concert goers on a live, hair-raising encounter with the spookiest music ever written for the concert hall and silver screen!
John Jesensky - Conductor

Hartford, CT - Live with the Hartford Symphony

The Bushnell, Hartford

28th October, 2023

John Jesensky, Conductor, Harry Potter, Sorcerer's Stone, Quidditch, Orchestra

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HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. J.K. ROWLING`S WIZARDING WORLD™ J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s17)
ELF and all related characters and elements © & ™ New Line Productions, Inc. (s22)

CineConcerts Interview

CineConcerts Interview

September 2019

It was my honor to have CineConcerts conduct a 2-part interview with me as one of their featured conductors! Part one below!

Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa Citizen: Harry Potter Article/Interview

January 2019

Lynn Saxberg was great to talk "Potter Shop" with this past week! Check out the interview below!

Midnight Clear - Alter

A Nasty Re-Gifting

December 2018

Back in time to ruin Christmas once again, the amazing ALTER has been awesome enough to serve up a second helping of "MIDNIGHT CLEAR" for everyone! With a script written by Joe Russo and myself, we are very proud that our little demonic baby has done so well for itself! If you haven't seen it yet, check it out below!

Midnight Clear - Entertainment Weekly

Midnight Clear: Featured by Entertainment Weekly

December 2017

My latest collaboration with director Joe Russo has been featured in the esteemed "movies" column of Entertainment Weekly! This nasty little "Christmas Present" is our homage to The Twilight Zone both in style, and in commentary. Enjoy, but not too much!

Hartford Courant

Hartford Courant: Harry Potter Article/Interview

October 2017

The Hartford Courant interviewed me about my upcoming concert series with my home-state orchestra, The Hartford Symphony!!

Bradenton Herald

Bradenton Herald: Harry Potter Article/Interview

September 2017

The Bradenton Herald interviewed me about an upcoming Harry Potter concert in Tampa.

Behind the Audio

Behind the Audio: Harry Potter Article/Interview

August 2017

Behind the Audio recently attended a performance of Harry Potter in Concert that I conducted. Read their review and interview with yours truly at the link below!

Who's There? - Fun Size Horror

Who's There? Short Goes Live!

April 2016

Collaborating with filmaker Joe Russo is one of the great priviledges in my career. He has a great visual eye that feels like 1980's Spielberg got blended with Hitchcock and blasted into the 21st century. Mali Elfman apparently agrees, since she decided to feature us on her site, Fun Size Horror - the "Funny or Die" of all things scary! Check it out!!

Click here for one of the reviews!

Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage REVIEW!

February 2016

Reviews of our US tour are beginning to pour in, and the reception has been great!
It truly is my honor to conduct such outstanding musicians with a tour filled with amazing content, beautiful venues, and
a perfect crew!

The Huffington Post - John Jesensky

Huffington Post Article/Interview

August 2015

The Huffington Post recently interviewed me about my music and career! If you admire the awkward art of speaking about yourself while trying (and failing) to not sound conceited, check it out!!