Detroit Symphony Orchestra to play 'The Legend of Zelda'


DETROIT – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will play a show celebrating "The Legend of Zelda" video game on Nov. 1 at Orchestra Hall.

Here's a description from the DSO's website:

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra presents The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses, bringing an updated orchestral adventure to Orchestra Hall on November 1, 2017. Brought to life as never before, witness as 30 years of video game history unfolds, complete with a stirring cinematic video presentation, synced with the game's sensational, thematic and action-packed soundtracks played live by the full DSO.

Created in 1986, The Legend of Zelda is one of the most popular video game series of all time featuring 19 titles across all Nintendo platforms. Music is a critical component to the series and how Link, the protaganist, interacts with the imaginary world. For more on Zelda's music, check out this story from Popmatters.

Here's a sample of the music: