Concert (Vlog) Review: A New World – Final Fantasy

The Final Fantasy Distant Worlds Concert series has a satellite series – A New World, with chamber music versions of Final Fantasy music. They came to PDX, and I have some thoughts on the concert. Continue reading “Concert (Vlog) Review: A New World – Final Fantasy”

Concert Review – Video Games Live

Video Games Live 2008-2009 Tour poster
Video Games Live 2008-2009 Tour Poster (courtesy of

So, I’m doing a break in my usual reaps with a review of a concert I went to today. To be specific, Tommy Tallerico and Jeff Wall’s tribute to video game music – Video Games Live has finally come to Portland, and I’ve finally seen it. So, what did I think?

The Premise

Tommy Tallerico & Jeff Wall lead (in this concert) the Portland Philharmonic and the Pacific Youth Choir in a performance of music from various video games, including the Kingdom Hearts series, the Final Fantasy series, Mario, Legend of Zelda, and other games. Continue reading “Concert Review – Video Games Live”