Video Games Live™ with your Colorado Symphony


Wednesday, August 5, 2015 7:30PM
Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Video Games Live™ with your Colorado Symphony
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Emmanuel Fratianni, conductor

This August join your Colorado Symphony for an evening of explosive entertainment! Video Games Live™ joins forces with the Colorado Symphony and chorus to bring you an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time, live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

Created by Tommy Tallarico, Video Games Live™ showcases your Colorado Symphony performing along with exclusive synchronized video footage and music arrangements to create an explosive one-of-a-kind entertainment experience. Special events surround the show, including a pre-show experience where guests can enjoy interactive events.

Expect the energy and excitement of a rock concert mixed with the power and emotion of your Colorado Symphony Orchestra combined together by the technology, interactivity, stunning visuals and fun that only video games can provide, all at Colorado's outdoor landmark entertainment venue, Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

Video Games Live™ with the Colorado Symphony will be conducted by Principle Video Games Live™ Conductor Emmanuel Fratianni, with special guest conductors Russell Brower, Blizzard Entertainment audio director and composer; Austin Wintory, a Colorado native debuting the world premiere of the latest installment of The Banner Saga franchise; and Christopher Tin, a two-time Grammy®-winning composer.

Special guest performers include multitalented vocalist and soloist for flute and piano Laura Intravia; Peter McConnell, a video game composer and musician best known through his work at LucasArts; Clint Bajakian, a video game composer and guitarist; and Tallarico, also a guitarist as well as the concert’s host and the Video Games Live™ creator.

OhHeckYeah is proud to partner with the Colorado Symphony and Video Games Live™ to enhance concertgoers’ experience with live video game demonstrations and special surprises. OhHeckYeah is a public benefit corporation that uses the power of play to strengthen the social, physical and economic fabric of place.

The evening includes world premieres of new compositions for Grim Fandango and the Broken Age, with original composer Peter McConnell; Chrono Trigger & Chrono Cross piano tribute; and The Banner Saga 2 with original composer Austin Wintory. The Colorado Symphony will record works for The Banner Saga 2 this fall.

Other video game compositions to be performed at the event include:

Monkey Island – performed with the original composers Peter McConnell and Clint Bajakian
Civilization IV – the first-ever video game song to win a Grammy®, conducted by Christopher Tin
World of Warcraft -Warlords of Draenor - conducted by Blizzard Entertainment Audio Director and Composer for Blizzard Entertainment, Russell Brower.
The Tetris Opera
Halo
Final Fantasy
Donkey Kong Country
The Legend of Zelda - 25th Anniversary Arrangement
Journey – conducted by composer Austin Wintory
Castlevania
Portal
And many more...

Limited Ultimate Gamer V.I.P. Experience Package* includes early admission to the venue and a behind-the-scenes look with Video Games Live™ creator and video game legend Tommy Tallarico. V.I.P. ticketholders receive front-of-the-line access to the post-show meet-and-greet with performers and special guests along with a V.I.P. package of exclusive merchandise.

Click here for a seating chart and more information about your visit to Red Rocks.

Ultimate Gamer V.I.P. Experience Package Information

Other activities include a costume contest on stage before the show; and a pre-show interactive Guitar Hero competition. The winner will perform a Foo Fighters song on stage along with the Colorado Symphony and will receive prize giveaways.

Note: *The Ultimate Gamer V.I.P. Experience Package DOES NOT include a ticket to the show. You MUST have a ticket to the show to attend the V.I.P. Experience. You may purchase any seat separately from the V.I.P. Package. After purchasing the V.I.P. package, you will receive a confirmation e-mail of your purchase. Instructional email with day-of details on what time to be at the venue and where to go to receive your package will go out the week of the concert. If you do not receive an e-mail within 24 hours of the performance contact concierge@coloradosymphony.org. If you have any questions regarding the V.I.P. Experience Package please contact concierge@coloradosymphony.org or call the box office at 303-623-7876.

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