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REPERTOIRE ANNOUNCED FOR SYMPHONIC TRIBUTE TO COMIC CON – V
Composer Austin Wintory will conduct selections from his scores for Journey and Banner Saga 3
Feb. 5, 2019 – Denver, CO – Everyone’s favorite cosplay-night-out is back with the Colorado Symphony’s fifth installment of the Symphonic Tribute to Comic Con series February 8, 2019 at Boettcher Concert Hall. This year’s performance features music from Game of Thrones, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™, and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.
Associate Conductor Christopher Dragon will be joined by GRAMMY®-nominated composer Austin Wintory throughout the evening with Wintory conducting selections from his acclaimed video game scores for Journey and Banner Saga 3. Wintory last conducted at Boettcher Concert Hall during the world-premiere of A Light in the Void on October 6, 2018.
The full concert repertoire is as follows:
RAMIN DJAWADI Main Theme from Game of Thrones
GREG EDMONSON Theme from Uncharted 2
AUSTIN WINTORY “I Was Born For This” from Journey
NORIJIKO HIBINO Theme from Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
AUSTIN WINTORY/ARR. BRIAN LAGUARDIA Theme from The Pathless
JOHN WILLIAMS Music from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
NICHOLAS HOOPER/ARR. JERRY BRUBAKER Concert Suite from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™
ARR. ROBERT W. LOWEDEN A Disney Super Time: Suite from Mary Poppins
GIACCHINO Theme from Star Trek (2009)
BEAR MCCREARY/ORCH. EDWARD TRYBEK Main Theme from God of War
AUSTIN WINTORY/ARR. BRIAN LAGUARDIA Suite from Banner Saga 3
HOWARD SHORE/ARR. JOHN WHITNEY Suite from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Tickets are available online at coloradosymphony.org/tickets, by phone at 303.623.7876, and in person at the Boettcher Concert Hall Box Office, Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1000 14th Street. The Box Office is open Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, noon – 6 p.m.; and two hours prior to each performance.
What: Symphonic Tribute to Comic Con – V
Where: Boettcher Concert Hall
When: FRI February 8, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: Available at coloradosymphony.org/tickets
ABOUT THE COLORADO SYMPHONY
One of the leading orchestras in the United States, the Colorado Symphony Association is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization performing more than 150 concerts annually at Boettcher Concert Hall in downtown Denver and across Colorado. Led by Music Director Brett Mitchell, the Colorado Symphony is home to eighty full-time musicians, representing more than a dozen nations, and regularly welcomes the most celebrated artists from the world of symphonic music and beyond. In the last year, the Colorado Symphony served nearly 233,000 people attending live performances at concert and non-traditional venues throughout Colorado’s Front Range. In addition, over 265,000 people listen to the Colorado Symphony through Colorado Public Radio’s live broadcasts of classical content featuring concert recordings, in-studio performances of individual musicians and small ensembles, and live streaming of interviews and performances with artists. Recognized as an incubator of innovation, creativity, and excellence, the Colorado Symphony continually expands its reach through education, outreach, and programming. The Colorado Symphony partners with the state’s leading musical artists, cultural organizations, corporations, foundations, sports teams, and individuals to expose diverse audiences to the transformative power of music. To learn more, visit coloradosymphony.org.