Watch this pianist turn John Williams’ Harry Potter music into an exquisite piece of Baroque counterpoint

15 June 2018, 14:30

Gabriela Montero has made a name for herself as an amazing improviser – here she is, working her magic on John Williams’ iconic music for the Harry Potter films.

When we asked Gabriela Montero to put her incredible improvisational skills to the test with John Williams’ music for the Harry Potter films, she came up with this.

It’s a piece of Baroque-esque counterpoint, with John Williams’ enchanting Hedwig’s Theme at its heart – and it sounds absolutely incredible.

Plus, she did a second version with a Venezuelan twist…

And you can watch more of Gabriela's amazing playing on her YouTube channel.