By RJ McKay
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Mann Center for the Performing Arts presents, Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra July 10th.
Catherine Cahill, President and CEO, talks about the concert:
“We’re thrilled to have back on our stage the great Pittsburgh Symphony doing a revised new version of Pokémon called the Symphonic Evolutions. And these are new arrangements that are carefully timed to connect with the classic and recent Pokémon video games, so it’s a video game evening.”
Catherine explains why they brought this concert to the Mann Center.
“Quite frankly orchestras are doing them around the country. It has become sort of an annual calling for many orchestras because they get an audience that they traditionally do not see or hear or experience. And we are constantly being asked what are you doing next year in the world of video game music.”