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June 26, 2017



VIDEO GAMES LIVE RETURNS TO HOUSTON SYMPHONY WITH BRAND-NEW CONCERT FEATURING MUSIC AND VIDEO FROM POPULAR VIDEO GAMES 

HOUSTON (June 26, 2017) – The highly successful Video Games Live multimedia concert experience will return to the Houston Symphony for the fifth time at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 14, at Jones Hall. A brand-new show from years past, the entertaining spectacle will be led by guest conductor Emmanuel Fratianni.

Created by host and guitarist Tommy Tallerico, the concert will include live orchestral music, solo performers and exclusive video footage on three giant screens with synchronized lighting and live action. The program will include music from Final Fantasy to Zelda, Skyrim, Donkey Kong Country, Warcraft, Shadow of the Colossus, Pokémon, Mario and many more. The Houston Symphony Chorus will also appear on the program.

With a ticket purchase, a limited number of $100 Video Games Live Ultimate Gamer VIP Experience Passes are available, which includes a pre-concert production tour, a meeting with Tallerico, a free download card for the top-selling Video Games Live: Level 3 album, front of line access to the Video Games Live post-show meet-and-greet, and a signed piece of sheet music from the performance.

The concert will take place at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana Street, in Houston’s Theater District. For tickets and information, please call (713) 224-7575 or visit www.houstonsymphony.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the Houston Symphony Patron Services Center in Jones Hall (Monday–Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.). All programs and artists are subject to change.

ABOUT THE HOUSTON SYMPHONY
During the 2016-17 season, the Houston Symphony celebrates its third season with Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada, and continues its second century as one of America’s leading orchestras with a full complement of concert, community, education, touring and recording activities. The Houston Symphony is one of the oldest performing arts organizations in Texas whose inaugural performance was held at The Majestic Theater in downtown Houston on June 21, 1913. Today, with an annual operating budget of $33.9 million, the full-time ensemble of 87 professional musicians and 4 community-embedded musicians is the largest performing arts organization in Houston, presenting more than 300 performances for 400,000 people, including 97,000 children, annually. For tickets and more information, please visit www.houstonsymphony.org or call 713-224-7575.

MEDIA CONTACTS:           

Vanessa Astros: (713) 337-8560,
vanessa.astros@houstonsymphony.org     

Kristen Bennett: (713) 337-8557,
kristen.bennett@houstonsymphony.org

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