Presenting new movements and arrangements from recent Zelda franchise releases, Skyward Sword and Breadth of the Wild, alongside epic renditions of classics like Twilight Princess and Ocarina of Time, the orchestral spectacle Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses looks to whisk away fans of the iconic video game saga for its first ever performance in Singapore on August 26.
Bringing to life the glory of romping across Hyrule’s sprawling pastures, Zelda’s majestic palaces and intricate temple-dungeons through a medley of thrilling, heroic anthems, music director Koji Kondo’s 30 years spent aurally sculpting the Zelda gameverse is wondrously epic. Reimagined live by a freshly assembled 80-piece orchestra and choir of local musicians and conducted by Jessica Gethin, Symphony of the Goddesses is an undeniably unique celebration of the revered action-adventure series.
Paired with a riveting cinematic feature that weaves together game footage from across the series, the sensational renditions, capped with haunting choric echoes, masterfully channel the spirit of a world crafted by lively suites and atmospheric lullabies. Steeped in nostalgic flavor for those who have grown up with the video game, the event puts a new spin on a retro icon that remains timeless.
Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses performs in Singapore on August 26 at the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands. Public sales of tickets from, Monday, May 15, 12am from $65 to $215 via entertainment.marinabaysands.com.
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