Troy Baker to Guest Star in MYTHOS!
Producer Peter Sachon and Carbon Cello Productions, in conjunction with New York Comic Con 2014 and the first annual New York Super Week Festival, have announced actor Troy Baker as a guest artist in MYTHOS! A thrilling and unique concert experience, MYTHOS, showcases great music from across the spectrum of modern orchestral genres - inclusive of music from the concert stage, television and film, and video games - featuring the all-star orchestra The Third Estate, conducted by Grammy Award nominated composer of Journey , Austin Wintory, as well as Tina Guo, internationally renowned classical cellist and recording artist, and vocalists from Choral Chameleon.
Troy Baker has a multifaceted and successful career as an actor, voice actor, and singer. Baker is also a musician in Akira Yamaoka's Silent Hill band, where he plays bass and sings backup vocals. Before pursuing acting, Baker was the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the indie-rock band Tripp Fontaine, which released the radio single "Burning Out" from their debut album Random Thoughts on a Paper Napkin in 2004. He is currently working on a new album.
Baker began his voice acting career with doing radio commercials and then went on to work with anime such as Bleach, Dragon Ball Z, Fullmetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Naruto, Naruto: Shippuden, One Piece, Shin-Chan, Soul Eaterand Trinity Blood. Recently, he began working on animated series based on Marvel properties where he provided the voice of various characters in The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes and currently voices Loki and Hawkeye in Ultimate Spider-Man and Avengers Assemble. He is best known for his roles as Booker DeWitt in BioShock Infinite, Joel in The Last of Us, Kanji Tatsumi in Persona 4, Delsin Rowe in Infamous: Second Son, Snow Villiers in Final Fantasy XIII, Schneizel el Britannia in Code Geass, Pain in Naruto: Shippuden, Jake Muller in Resident Evil 6, The Second Greed in Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood, Hawkeye inAvengers Assemble, Van Kleiss in Generator Rex, Two-Face and Robin (Tim Drake) in Batman: Arkham City, Prosecutor Simon Blackquill in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies, and The Joker in Batman: Arkham Origins, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate and Batman: Assault on Arkham.
His most notable roles came in 2013 where he provided the voice of Booker DeWitt in Irrational Games' BioShock Infinite and performed the voice and motion capture of Joel in Naughty Dog's The Last of Us. Both games earned critical acclaim, earning scores over 90% in GameRankings and Metacritic, and commercial success. Baker got nominated for both of these roles in the VGX 2013 and ended up winning for The Last of Us.
The one-night only MYTHOS performance is set for Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in The Kaufman Concert Hall at The 92nd. St. Y (1395 Lexington Avenue). Reserved seating tickets are priced at $30 - $42 (LIMITED SPECIAL V.I.P. tickets including an after party with orchestra and special guest performers are $100), and may be purchased online by visiting: www.92y.org/Event/Mythos-Part-of-Super-Week.