Guild Wars music has made it onto the playlist of "PLAY! A Video Game Symphony", the symphonic tour which performs music from various video games.
Bellevue, WA., Dec. 21, 2007— ArenaNet® has announced that music from its Guild Wars® franchise of games will be performed as part of the "PLAY! A Video Game Symphony". This world-wide symphonic tour features music from a number of top videogames, including songs from Guild Wars. The tour kicks off in Fort Worth, Texas, on January 19, 2008.
The "PLAY! A Video Game Symphony" program will be performed by world-class orchestras and choirs in some of the most prestigious venues, including the Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth and the Benaroya Hall in Seattle, Washington. Game images projected on large screens above the orchestra accompany the scores, highlighting memorable moments from the video games and enhancing the entire experience.
Guild Wars has been praised for its rich soundtracks created by renowned video-game music composer Jeremy Soule and co-composer Julian Soule. The Soule brothers have created music for the entire Guild Wars franchise including the original Guild Wars, as well as the FactionsTM and NightfallTM campaigns. The music of Guild Wars is also featured on CD in special edition retail packages for each campaign.
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