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PLAY! Video Games and Music Together at the Seattle Symphony

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Get the remote out of your kids’ hands, and take them to the symphony! They’ll get to watch some of their favorite video game clips, and get cultured! It’s PLAY! a video game symphony!  Conductor Andy Brick will conduct the Seattle Symphony in two performances of PLAY! on Tuesday, June 21, at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, June 22, at 7:30 p.m.

Returning to Benaroya Hall after back-to-back, sell-out shows in January 2008, this exciting program includes all-new arrangements of music from hit video games Final Fantasy, The Legend Of Zelda, HALO: Reach, Super Mario Bros., Chrono Cross, Kingdom Hearts, World of Warcraft, Sonic The Hedgehog and more, including the world premiere performances of five works.

The evening will include selections from the following games:

selections from the following games:

Castlevania
Chrono Trigger/Chrono Cross
Dragon Age 2
Final Fantasy VI
Guild Wars
HALO: Reach
Kingdom Hearts
Legend of Zelda
Metroid
Sonic the Hedgehog
Super Mario Bros.
World of Warcraft

The symphony, Seattle Choral Company and vocalist Aubrey Ashburn will perform the dynamic music while images and gameplay sequences are projected on a screen above the orchestra. Both concerts take place in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium. Tickets are available from $17–$90.

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