GR Symphony to combine music, theater, video games

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — There’s a special event this week at the Grand Rapids Symphony that combines music, theater and video games.

Distant Worlds: FINAL FANTASY Musicis a multimedia concert featuring the orchestra and choir performing music from the Final Fantasy video game series.

Arnie Roth, Grammy-winning composer and bandleader, will lead over 100 musicians as they perform music from the game series’ 30+ years. HD video from game developers Square Enix will be projected on a giant screen during the concert.

The Grand Rapids Symphony presents “Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy” will take place on July 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the DeVos Performance hall. The tickets are still available through Ticketmaster.

For a conversation with Arnie Roth, watch the video in the player above.

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