Music Alive for Monday 25 February 2019
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra plays some of the greatest music written for video games, movies and television.
The concert includes John Williams’ iconic Imperial March from Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Alexander Courage’s classic theme to Star Trek: The Original Series, and more soundtracks from fantasy and sci-fi blockbusters.
Music from video game classics in this concert include the Super Mario Bros Theme, alongside music from some of today’s biggest-selling video games – Grand Theft Auto and Assassins Creed. The concert also features music from Titanfall 2, which the NZSO recorded for the hit game.
This is the largest selection of film, television and video game music the NZSO has ever performed in one concert.
Australian conductor and composer Gordon Hamilton leads through this spectacular event.
DJAWADI arr Raine: Game of Thrones: Main Theme and Mhysa
WINTORY: Assassins Creed Syndicate: Suite
KONDO arr Raine: Super Mario Bros: Theme
NAKAMURA arr Jacques: Sonic the Hedgehog
EDMONSON: Uncharted Drake's Fortune: Nate's Theme
HUNTER: Grand Theft Auto IV: Soviet Connection
BARTON: Titanfall 2: Finale 'Trust Me'
UEMATSU: Final Fantasy: Main Theme
ARNOLD arr Dodd: Stargate: Suite 1994
HORNER: Aliens Suite No.1
ELFMAN arr Wasso: Music from 'Spider-Man'
WILLIAMS: Star Wars: Suite for Orchestra: III Imperial March
COURAGE: Star Trek: The Original Series: Main Theme
GOLDSMITH arr Raine: Star Trek: The Motion Picture: Main Theme
GIACCHINO: Suite from Star Trek: Into Darkness
KONDO arr Raine: The Legend of Zelda
Recorded at Auckland Town Hall on 27/07/2018
Producers: Tim Dodd and Adrian Hollay
Engineer: Adrian Hollay