THE GAME AWARDS AND THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE LINEUP FOR
THE GAME AWARDS 10-YEAR CONCERT AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL:
ARCANE - DIABLO - ELDEN RING - FINAL FANTASY XVI - GOD OF WAR - HADES
HOGWARTS LEGACY - LEAGUE OF LEGENDS - MARVEL’S SPIDER-MAN
STARFIELD - STAR WARS: JEDI - THE LAST OF US
The Renowned Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Will Bring to Life Iconic Scores from Top Video Games
at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, June 25, 2023
Tickets for The Game Awards 10-Year Concert Are Available Now
LOS ANGELES (April 20, 2023) — The Game Awards, the video game industry’s biggest annual year-end celebration, in partnership with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association (LA Phil), today announced the spectacular lineup of video games and series that will be featured in the The Game Awards 10-Year Concert, a live event with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra to honor video games as the biggest, most powerful form of entertainment.
This one-night-only concert will take place Sunday, June 25, 2023, at the iconic Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, and it will feature orchestral music selections and suites from many of the world’s top video game franchises of the past decade, including upcoming titles. The scores will be played alongside immersive video game footage and include special musical guests. The concert will be led by Grammy-winning and BAFTA- and Emmy-nominated composer Lorne Balfe, who wrote The Game Awards theme and has conducted The Game Awards Orchestra for the past five years. Tickets for The Game Awards 10-Year Concert are on sale now on the Hollywood Bowl website.
The franchises set to be featured during the concert include, in alphabetical order:
ARCANE (Riot Games/Netflix)
DIABLO (Blizzard Entertainment)
ELDEN RING (FromSoftware/Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.)
FINAL FANTASY® XVI (SQUARE ENIX®)
GOD OF WAR (Santa Monica Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment)
HADES (Supergiant Games)
HOGWARTS LEGACY (Avalanche Software/Warner Bros. Games)
LEAGUE OF LEGENDS (Riot Games)
MARVEL’S SPIDER-MAN (Insomniac Games/Marvel/Sony Interactive Entertainment)
STARFIELD (Bethesda Game Studios/Xbox)
STAR WARS JEDI (Respawn/Electronic Arts)
THE LAST OF US (Naughty Dog/Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Additional details on special guests, surprises and more will be announced at a later date for this exclusive event.
“Over the past decade, The Game Awards’ orchestral performances have become a fan-favorite part of each year’s program, and we’re so excited to bring that experience to life, in person, at the Hollywood Bowl with the LA Phil to commemorate our 10th Game Awards show, which will take place this December,” said Geoff Keighley, creator of The Game Awards. “This concert is truly a love letter to the games, creators and fans who have made The Game Awards possible for the past decade, and we can’t wait to celebrate the music that has captivated our hearts and continues to push the art form forward.”
Composer Lorne Balfe said, “It has been an incredible honor to compose The Game Awards theme and lead The Game Awards Orchestra, celebrating the music that has shaped the medium and deepened our connections to games. I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to conduct the world-renowned Hollywood Bowl Orchestra to celebrate The Game Awards and all that it represents. We hope to make this a night to remember for years to come for video game fans.”
“The LA Phil is pleased to partner with The Game Awards to celebrate the phenomenal music used in popular video games and present a distinct live concert experience,” said Renae Williams Niles, Chief Content and Engagement Officer for the LA Phil. “Music and video games work closely together, with many of today’s games featuring fully scored compositions from talented composers. It will be exhilarating for gamers and non-gamers alike to experience the excitement of this music performed with a live orchestra in a completely new and unique environment, celebrating the entire video gaming industry.”
For more information and to stay up-to-date on the latest announcements for The Game Awards, please visit: www.thegameawards.com.
About The Game Awards
Delivering over 103 million live streams in 2022 and hailed as “the Oscars for gaming world” by The New York Times, The Game Awards is one of the largest live-streamed events of the year on the Internet. The show brings together game creators, digital influencers, fans and Hollywood community for a night of awards, exclusive game world premieres, and musical performances to celebrate the best in video games and preview what’s next. The Game Awards airs live and free across more than 40 digital video networks including Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram Live and TikTok Live, and globally in countries including China and India. The Game Awards is guided by an advisory board that includes Activision, AMD, Electronic Arts, Epic Games, Kojima Productions, Microsoft, Nintendo, Riot Games, Rockstar Games, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Tencent, Ubisoft, Valve and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and more.
About the LA Phil
Under the leadership of Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, the LA Phil offers live performances, media initiatives and learning programs that inspire and strengthen communities in Los Angeles and beyond. The Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra is the foundation of the LA Phil’s offerings, which also include a multi-genre, multidisciplinary presenting program and such youth development programs as YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles). Performances are offered on three historic stages—Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and The Ford—as well as through a variety of media platforms. In all its endeavors, the LA Phil seeks to enrich the lives of individuals and communities through musical, artistic and learning experiences that resonate in our world today.
About the Hollywood Bowl
One of the largest natural amphitheaters in the world, with a seating capacity of nearly 18,000, the Hollywood Bowl has been the summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic since its official opening in 1922 and plays host to the finest artists from all genres of music, offering something for everyone. It remains one of the best deals anywhere in Los Angeles; to this day, $1 buys a seat at the top of the Bowl for many classical and jazz performances. In June 2021, the Hollywood Bowl was named Amphitheater of the Decade at the 32nd Annual Pollstar Awards. It was named the Outdoor Concert Venue of the Year at the 31st Annual Pollstar Awards, an honor bestowed on 14 previous occasions. The Bowl also received the Top Amphitheater prize at the 2017 and 2018 Billboard Touring Awards. For millions of music lovers across Southern California, the Hollywood Bowl is synonymous with summer.
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