This year The Proms will host the first ever dedicated video game music performance within its schedule, titled From 8-Bit to Infinity.
Featuring eight weeks of classical and orchestral music, The BBC Proms is one of the most famous and prestigious music festivals in the world. The lengthy festival of shows brings musicians and conductors from across the globe to perform across more than 70 shows in its duration.
This year will mark the first in which the show’s musical calendar has made dedicated room for video game music. Prom 21, held in London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall, is labeled as the first ever Gaming Prom. Taking place on Monday, August 1, it will feature the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra led by conductor Robert Ames as they perform a selection of video game pieces…