Friday, June 3, 2011

What's Happening at Video Games Live?

The show in Los Angeles will include the following performances…
The live music World Premiere of the award winning song “Invincible” from Warcraft®: Cataclysm™ with Blizzard composer and audio director Russell Brower conducting.
        The World Premiere of the music from Resident Evil® 5 conducted and orchestrated by Award Winning composer Wataru Hokoyama.
        The Grammy Award Winning Civilization IV conducted live for the first time by composer Christopher Tin and featuring PBS Special vocalist Kendrew Heriveaux.
        The World Premiere of the Award Winning music from Red Dead Redemption™ featuring composer Bill Elm on guitar.
Street Fighter® II featuring Video Games Live creator and world renowned game composer Tommy Tallarico on guitar.
        New Guitar Hero™ competition featuring the Foo Fighters Grammy Award winning song “The Pretender”.  Pre-show festival winner to appear and perform on stage with the symphony.
        The music of Castlevania® featuring original Castlevania composer Kinuyo Yamishita on organ.
        The music of Chrono Trigger™ and Chrono Cross™ with composer Yasunori Mitsuda in attendance, on stage and taking part in the post show meet & greet.
Heroes of Might & Magic® segment with composer Rob King including music from the yet-to-be-released Might & Magic® Heroes® VI.
        The L.A. Premiere of Halo®: Reach by Award Winning franchise composers Marty O’Donnell and Mike Salvatori.
        The “Video Game Pianist” Martin Leung performing brand new solo piano arrangements from Final Fantasy® and Mario™ including the World Premiere of a brand new internationally published Zelda™ segment.
        The video game rock band “The Megas” performing their popular hits from Mega Man® 2 & 3.
        Award winning and renowned film composer John Debney (The  Passion of the Christ, Sin City, Iron Man 2, Spider-Man 2 & 3)  conducting his music from Sony Computer Entertainments’ Lair video game.
Metal Gear Solid® 3: Snake Eater featuring vocalist Laura “Flute Link” Intravia.
        Music from the yet to be released MMORTS End of Nations™ featuring industry veteran composer Frank Klepecki (Command & Conquer) on guitar.
        The L.A. Premiere of the Tetris® Opera featuring award winning international vocal soloists.
Jonathan Coultons’ Award Winning “Still Alive” from Portal™.

June 8th at Nokia
Video  Games Live is open to the general public and tickets start for under  $25.