Columbus Festival Activities

MEET HALO COMPOSER AND OTHERS AT FIRST EVER GAME CONCERT IN OHIO

Pre-show festival announced as the Columbus Symphony brings video games to life



WHAT:
Video Games Live™ features music from the most popular video games performed by the Columbus Symphony and Otterbein Vocal Ensemble.  This experience combines exclusive video footage and music arrangements, synchronized lighting, solo performers, electronic percussion and unique interactive segments to create an explosive one-of-a-kind entertainment experience. 

The pre-show festival includes a costume contest where audience members can dress as their favorite video game characters.  Other activities include game competitions with Guitar Hero™ II and Space Invaders on a customized DreamAuthentics arcade cabinet.  Prizes include over 250 classic arcade games donated by DreamAuthentics. 

During the post-show Meet and Greet audience members will have a chance to interact with game composers and Video Games Live™ co-creators and producers Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall as well as Halo® composer Mike Salvatori and solo pianist phenomenon Martin Leung (The Video Game Pianist). 

 

WHEN:
Thursday, April 26, 2007 at 7:30 pm
Pre-show festival begins at 6:30 pm 

 

WHERE:
Mershon Auditorium ●
1871 North High Street

 

TICKETS:
Tickets for this performance range in price from $35 to $65, and can be purchased by calling the Columbus Symphony Customer Service Center at 614-228-8600. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.columbussymphony.com or at the symphony’s Customer Service Center, located in the Capitol Square Walkway between the Hyatt and City Center.  Take advantage of special group ticket rates by calling (614) 228-9600 x1214.

 

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Media Contact
Kim Paysor, Public Relations Manager
614.228.9600x1334
kpaysor@columbussymphony.com
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