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Written, composed, performed and recorded by Grammy and Ivor Novello Award-winner Imogen Heap, The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is presented as four contemporary musical suites, each showcasing one of the play's theatrical acts. This unique new album format from Imogen Heap chronologically features the music heard in the stage production, further reworked to transport listeners on a sonic journey through the world of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
Why Harry Potter & The Cursed Child is better the second time / the AU review
February 2020 marks the one year anniversary of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child reaching Melbourne. With over 325,000 attendees surging into the Princess Theatre to watch the tale unfold across the last twelve months, the show has been a record-breaking success. Although it has been on stage since its London premiere for almost four years, official productions are currently only running in five cities ...
Filled with rage and pleasure, Imogen Heap on making music with machines / WSJ VIDEO
Imogen Heap gives advice for aspiring musicians, shares favorite lyrics and explains why she's interested in a human-machine collaboration for an upcoming project. With four full-length solo albums, two of which were self released, a record certified gold by the RCAA and two Grammy's under her belt, Imogen Heap, who hosted this year's The 2020 Grammys Premiere Ceremony ahead of the evening...
Imogen Heap to host GRAMMY awards premiere ceremony / HYPEBOT
Innovative musician and artist advocate Imogen Heap will host this year's Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony. The Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony features the many awards that will not be included in the nighttime CBS broadcast. Nicola Benedetti, Chick Corea, I'm With Her, Angélique Kidjo and Yola are among the performers to be streamed live via GRAMMY.com on Sunday, Jan. 26th from 12:30 – 3:30...
Imogen Heap The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child selected for 2020 GRAMMY nomination
Imogen Heap The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child selected for 2019 GRAMMY nomination for Best Musical Theater Album. Written, composed, performed and recorded by Grammy and Ivor Novello Award-winner Imogen Heap, The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is presented as four contemporary musical suites, each showcasing one of the play's theatrical acts. Thi...
Imogen Heap on npr: Tiny Desk Concert
In the course of a few songs at the Tiny Desk, Imogen Heap took us through her many musical talents. The concert began with her old Frou Frou musical partner, Guy Sigsworth - and their first new song in 17 years - and ended with an extraordinary demonstration and performance of her high-tech musical gloves. Imogen Heap not only has an enchanting voice but also the talents of a world-class audio engin...
Imogen Heap brings beautiful sounds, melodies and stories to Queen Elizabeth Theatre audience / Live in Limbo
Imogen Heap is the embodiment of intersectionality. In her, we see the meeting and melding of musical genres, the twisting and taming of technology, the capture of creativity and commerce. With no opening act, Heap and her band played two long sets at the first of two shows at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The band itself was made up of 5 talented musicians, including her former Frou Frou partner, Guy...
'Wireless gloves' now being made available to the public / Evening Standard
Pioneering wireless gloves which transform hand movements into music are being made available to the public following 10 years of painstaking development by scientists. The Mi.MU gloves use a range of sensors to translate gestures into sounds, meaning simple movements can lead to complex musical compositions. They can be preordered on the official website after nearly a decade of work by Grammy award-win...
Frou Frou shares first new song in over 15 years / Pitchfork
Frou Frou, the duo of Imogen Heap and Guy Sigsworth, are back with their first new song in 15 years. "Guitar Song (Live)" is an acoustic offering, released via Linda Perry and Kerry Brown's label We Are Hear. Check it out below. Heap and Sigsworth formed Frou Frou in London back in 1999. After amicably disbanding in 2004, Heap and Sigsworth reunited in 2018 for the Mycelia World Tour. "So happy to be rel...
You're in for an electric shock with Imogen Heap's 'Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' / STAGEANDCINEMA
Jack Thorne's immensely popular two-part play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, has taken up residence in London, New York, and Melbourne, and will soon be in San Francisco (Nov. 2019) and Hamburg (2020). Recording artist and engineer extraordinaire Imogen Heap was hired to create a soundtrack for the stage production. She used her own "Box of Tricks," an electronic collection of 13 virtual instruments...
Imogen Heap's selections fit seamlessly into the Harry Potter universe / POCKETSIZE THEATRE REVIEW
Two-time Grammy winner Imogen Heap has released The Music of Harry Potter and Cursed Child album based on the Tony and Olivier award winning play. While it is rare for albums to be made for straight plays, music plays a large role in Cursed Child, underscoring much of the action and scene changes. The musicality adds to the magical feeling of the piece and gives it a unique sense of fluidity. While quite...
Harry Potter composer; Imogen Heap announces first world tour in eight years / The Leaky Cauldron
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child features prominently in this week's theater news, as has often been the case since the production first opened in London. The attending cast is now confirmed for BroadwayCon 2019, and the newest production, located in Melbourne, Australia, is readying for January previews. Cursed Child stars and contributors remain busy elsewhere as well, with soundtrack composer Imo...
Imogen Heap's 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' is full of magical goodness and drama / BroadwayWorld
Excitement has enveloped the internationally acclaimed stage production, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, since its London opening in July 2016. The show is now playing on Broadway and will soon have productions opening in Melbourne, San Francisco and Hamburg - the latter marking its first non-English production. Last month, it was announced that an album would be released showcasing the music of the s...