For Immediate Release
Los Angeles - August 11th, 2009 - Inon Zur's majestic and emotionally charged orchestral music from Ubisoft's Prince of Persia® video games will be performed in front of a live audience for the first time as part of the "A Night in Fantasia 2009" spectacular. Recognized around the globe as the most popular brand of video game and anime symphony concerts, "A Night in Fantasia 2009" will be held at the Sydney Entertainment Centre, Australia, on Saturday, September 26, 2009. Tickets are now available via Ticketmaster www.ticketmaster.com.au.
Award-winning composer Inon Zur ( www.inonzur.com) created a compelling and epic original score for the latest Prince of Persia® video game, including the sweeping themes which feature a cinematic orchestral style blended with eastern ethnic instrumentation.
Zur will be a special guest conducting the full symphony orchestra, accompanied by visuals from the games on the big screen, as well as speaking to the audience about his music for Prince of Persia® and signing autographs during a meet-and-greet.
The concert will be recorded and released on CD in the weeks following "A Night in Fantasia 2009." A special CD with a 'behind the scenes' DVD will be released in limited editions. Packages are available for pre-order via the Eminence website, www.eminenceonline.com.
"Fans will be blown away by the musical extravaganza of 'A Night in Fantasia 2009'," said Hiroaki Yura, Founder and Director of Eminence Artists. "We're taking 'A Night in Fantasia' to a whole new level with this concert - we're going to raise the roof!"
About Prince of Persia®
Set in a land rooted in ancient Persian mythology, the warrior Prince finds himself caught in an epic battle between the primal forces of light and darkness that pits the God of Light, Ormazd, against his brother, Ahriman, the destructive God of Darkness. After witnessing the destruction of the legendary Tree of Life - an act which unleashes Ahriman's corrupted darkness onto the land - the Prince and his deadly companion, Elika, embark on a journey to heal the world from the evil Corruption and defeat Ahriman once and for all.
For more information about Prince of Persia®, please visit www.princeofpersiagame.com.
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