I clicked the link and gasped. And suddenly, I knew what my fate was for that Friday night. I would be at Wolf Trap seeing PLAY! A Video Game Symphony, a performance by National Symphony Orchestra.
It was fantastic. The music was well done- elegant and still true to the original pieces. To boot, they had scenes playing from the games as they played each piece. It basically looked like this:
with this overhead:
Faaaaaaaantastic. The concert series has been around since 2006 and tours around the country (although there are no new dates posted on their official site presently) so if you get a chance to go, make sure that you do.