York Symphony Orchestra Presents GAMES PEOPLE PLAY Tonight

The York Symphony Orchestra (YSO) presents Games People Play as a part of the 2013-2014 Pops Series tonight, May 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center. The performance will include music from popular video games such as The Legend of Zelda and Halo, movies such as Star Wars, Harry Potter and the Dark Knight, the TV drama Game of Thrones, and more.

"This performance is a great opportunity to hear the music you know so well performed live," said Ken Wesler, executive director of YSO. "From Legend of Zelda, to Angry Birds, to James Bond, this unique show will highlight music that every gamer and movie fan will recognize and enjoy."

Pops: Games People Play will feature one of Broadway's most accomplished music directors, Todd Ellison. Ellison's credits include the current revival of Annie, La Cage aux Folles (Tony Award-Best Musical Revival), Spamalot (Tony Award-Best Musical), Elton John's Lestat, 42nd Street (Tony Award-Best Musical Revival), Amour, The Wild Party, On the Town, Once Upon a Mattress, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, She Loves Me, Cats, Starlight Express and Annie 2. He was the music director of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular at the famed Radio City Music Hall for several years and has worked closely with a variety of stars such as Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Barry Manilow and many others.

The Games People Play performance will also include a very special "pay your age" ticket pricing. Audience members who are interested in purchasing tickets in a designated section will be charged their age for their ticket with a maximum ticket price of $36.00 and a minimum ticket price of $10.00. In order to receive this special pricing, audience members must call the Strand-Capitol at 717-846-1111 and purchase their tickets over the phone.

The York Symphony Orchestra (YSO) will present Games People Play tonight, May 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in York, Pa. This performance is sponsored by M&T Bank. For additional information and tickets, call 717-846-1111 or visit www.yorksymphony.org.

About the York Symphony Orchestra: Made up of talented musicians from the Greater York area and beyond, the York Symphony Orchestra has been engaging audiences with outstanding orchestral music for more than 80 years. Performing at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, the York Symphony Orchestra presents an eclectic mix of classical pieces combined with contemporary arrangements. The 2013-2014 season included three classical concerts, each showcasing one of the three world-class conductors (Lawrence Golan, David Itkin and Diane Wittry) who auditioned to become the next music director of the York Symphony Orchestra. In addition, a The 2013-2014 season is sponsored by M&T Bank and the Audition Series was sponsored by Perform Group, LLC. and Sun Motor Cars. The York Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to music education, offering programs to engage youth and adults. For more information on the York Symphony Orchestra, visit www.YorkSymphony.org or Facebook.com/York.Symphonies.



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