Video Games Live™ is an award winning immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Created, produced and hosted by world renowned game industry veteran Tommy Tallarico, top orchestras and choirs around the world perform along with exclusive synchronized video footage and music arrangements, synchronized lighting, well known internet solo performers, electronic percussion, live action and unique interactive segments to create an explosive one-of-a-kind entertainment experience.
“Beautiful performance!” – USA TODAY
“Captivating! Bombastic!” – NY Times
“Simply breathtaking!” – IGN.com
“Incredibly compelling” – Washington Post
“Ingenious and fantastic!” – LA Times
“Thrilling!” – The London Times
Picture the energy and excitement of a rock concert mixed with the power and emotion of a symphony orchestra combined together by the technology, interactivity, stunning visuals and fun that only video games can provide. Completely synchronized cutting-edge video screen visuals, state-of-the-art lighting and special fx, stage show production and special on-stage interactive segments with the audience dazzle crowds of all ages – gamers and non-gamers alike. Pre & Post-Show Activities include a costume contest, Guitar Hero competition, prize give-a-ways, interactive game demos and the very popular meet-and-greet with top game composers, designers and industry talent.
Video Games Live Achievements & Accomplishments:
Incorporated in 2002, Video Games Live is the first and most successful video game touring concert in the world having performed over 300 shows in 30 countries on 5 continents. Over 11,000 people were present for the debut performance at the Hollywood Bowl with the L.A. Philharmonic and since then over 1 million people have experienced the show live. Video Games Live has released 3 albums worldwide (all of which debuted in the Billboard Top 10) as well as an award winning full length feature DVD/Blu-Ray. In 2010 the show aired nationally on PBS and quickly became one of the top rated PBS Specials of all time. With over 100’s of ticket buyer reviews on Ticketmaster, Video Games Live boasts a 4.6 (out of 5) rating. Inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records for the biggest game concert in the world (over 100,000 in China), Video Games Live continues to break new ground and thrill audiences worldwide with brand new content each year.
VIDEO GAMES LIVE - LEVEL 3 Album Credits
Executive Producer - Tommy Tallarico
Mixed at Skywalker Sound, a Lucasfilm Ltd. Company, Marin County, California
Mixing Engineer: Leslie Ann Jones & Dann Thompson
Assistant Engineer: Andre Zweers
Music Editing & Additional Engineering: Matt Yelton (Athens, GA)
Mastered by Patricia Sullivan at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood, CA
The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus
Conducted by Emmanuel Fratianni
Concert Master: Lucie Svehlova
Choir Master: Miriam Nemcova
Recorded at Smecky Music Studios, Prague
Recording Engineer: Jan Holzner
Assistant Engineers: Michael Hradisky and Vitek Kral
Orchestral Music Direction: Emmanuel Fratianni
Score Recording Producer: Laurie Robinson
Orchestra Contracting/Session Supervision: James Fitzpatrick for Tadlow Music
Translator: Stanja Vomackova
Music Preparation: deRoché Music, Inc.
Guitars: Tommy Tallarico, Akira Yamaoka, Chris Kline - vertexguy, Peter McConnell
Vocal Soloists: Laura Intravia, Jillian Aversa
Additional Percussion: Wayne Strange, Irwin (irwinmusic.com), Vincent Gillioz, Chris Kline - vertexguy
Bass: Clint Bajakian, Chris Kline - vertexguy
Keyboards (Monkey Island): Michael Land
Flute Soloist: Laura Intravia
Saxophone: Norihiko Hibino
Cello: Tina Guo
“Still Alive (Live!) recorded on September 28, 2013 in Santiago, Chile
Album Cover Background Art: Derek Prospero
Album Design: Tommy Tallarico, Cesar Solorio
Business Management: Audrey Leake & Beth Sabbagh for David Weise & Associates - Encino, CA
Thank-you to our top Kickstarter backers! This album wouldn’t exist without your faith and generosity.
Tyrone Rodriguez, nicalis, David & Tiffany Ng, Harrison Goodbinder, Ryan Patrick Sharpe, Get Well Gamers, Benjamin Wallace, Alton Burkhalter, William Cheng, Alex Valero "Danda", Joshua & Stephanie Benenson, Erik Hermon, Charlie Tighe, Nathan Sherrow, Cory Brown, Aaron Kaluszka, Susan Carriere
Special Thanks: Mom & Dad, Mike, Milena & Michael Alexander Tallarico, Shannon Sumbler, Houdini & Nova, David Perry, Brian Fargo, Russell Brower, Jim Redner, Stu Taylor, Zach Radoski, Marc Geiger, Amy Flax, Cesar Solorio, Ryan Morrison, Ryan Harbinson, Mike Dietz, Edward Schofield, Doug TenNaple, Cindy Au, Hayley Rosenblum, Brittany Walloch, Joel Guttman, Christopher Tin, Austin Wintory, Garry Schyman, Ralph Baer, Nolan Bushnell, David Hayter, Steven Lisberger, Richard Taylor, Frank Klepacki, Tim Larkin, Koji Kondo, Yasunori Mitsuda, Nobuo Uematsu, Christophe Héral, Eimear Noone, Craig Garfinkle, Howie Makler, Matt Mercer, Andrew Aversa, Mary Sigalas, MAGFest, OCRemix, Blizzard Entertainment, Steven Tyler
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This album is dedicated to the loving memory of Diane Sumbler & Karen Tallarico
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