Monday, August 08, 2016

Secure your Tomb Raider - Live In Concert tickets: Music from the original epic games by Nathan McCree on Dec 18th 2016

The highly anticipated Tomb Raider Suite will premiere December 18th at a special Tomb Raider - Live in Concert event. Nathan McCree's 70-minute orchestral work is based on his original iconic theme and cues from the first three Tomb Raider games. Performed live by an 80 piece orchestra and choir, the concert also celebrates this year as the 20th Anniversary of Tomb Raider. The concert will also include full-size backdrop projections of extracts from the games and interviews. In 20 years of the Tomb Raider franchise, the music to the original Tomb Raider games has never had a dedicated commercial release - something fans will be delighted to finally acquire.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for the fans, as well as me, to hear the music as I had always intended it.” - Nathan McCree

Tickets are selling now for Tomb Raider - Live in Concert at the Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, London on Sunday December 18th, 2016. Tickets can be purchased directly from the theatre at this link. This is your chance as a Tomb Raider fan to secure tickets before general advertisement. Full press release.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Tomb Raider - Live in Concert 48 hour ticket presale on now

Tomb Raider - Live in Concert is a premiere event where The Tomb Raider Suite will be performed live by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, this December, at the Eventim Hammersmith Apollo in London. The concert will be nostalgic and interactive with a giant screen above the orchestra displaying in-game footage, images, and interviews, "revisiting some of Lara Croft’s greatest adventures".

The concert will be held Sunday the 18th of December 2016 at 7:30 PM. Tickets for Tomb Raider – Live in Concert can be purchased from 9AM BST on Wednesday 20th July - 48 hours before general release - using this exclusive link. Tickets will go on general sale at Eventim Apollo at 9AM BST on July 22nd.

Full PR via the official Tomb Raider blog.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Pieter Smal reviews 20 years of music in Tomb Raider games

Official Lara Croft model Jill De Jong guest-conducts the 2002 Abbey Road recordings of
Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness

There are eleven Tomb Raider video games released over two decades. Navigating the music for these games could be challenging, especially if the reader/player/listener does not have a background of the games, the music, or the composers.

In celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Tomb Raider franchise, Pieter Smal wrote an article for Gamasutra to review the composers, main themes, and notable extracts from the Tomb Raider games. If you wish to familiarise yourself with the music of the Tomb Raider games, read the article here.