BACK TO THE FUTURE: The Video Game Orchestra

The Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, will present “BACK TO THE FUTURE: Two Generations of Film & Video Game Composers, with Alan Silvestri, Yasunori Mitsuda, Wataru Hokoyama & Lucas Vidal Featuring the Video Game Orchestra” at Symphony Hall on April 1st at 8:30pm.

Berklee College of Music’s Film Scoring Department, students, alumni, and staff present an evening of music from celebrated movies and video games. With Boston’s historic Symphony Hall as the setting, the concert features the Video Game Orchestra, directed by guitarist Shota Nakama and conducted by Yohei Sato.

Special guest conductors include Grammy winner and Oscar nominee Alan Silvestri, Emmy winner Daniel Carlin (Berklee’s Chair of Film Scoring), Golden Knight winner Lucas Vidal, composer for the popular video game Chrono Trigger Yasunori Mitsuda, and video game composer Wataru Hokoyama, whose credits include AFRIKA and Resident Evil. The concert also features a performance by the 90-member world-pop group, Rhythm of the Universe.

The program features acclaimed music from popular film, television, and video games by Berklee-affiliated artists Silvestri, Howard Shore, Georges Delerue, Alf Clausen, Wataru Hokoyama, Yasunori Mitsuda, Lucas Vidal, and others. Additional featured performers include talented musicians from the Berklee community, such as composer/conductor Keith Murray, conductor Simone Scazzocchio.

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