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CELLISTS, violinists and even the Queen’s Guard have covered Game of Thrones’ theme music but now fans will be able to see it performed on a whole battalion of instruments conducted by Ramin Djawadi, the composer. Tickets went on sale this weekend for the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience, which will bring Djwadi, a full orchestra and a choir to 28 cities across America beginning in February of next year.
Djawadi got the idea when playing some new music to Game of Thrones creators DB Weiss and David Benioff. “They said, ‘I want to see this live. How cool would it be if we had a choir and an orchestra on stage?’”
So which of the show’s music will fans hear? “We have so much material, I’m still digging through the pile of music,” Djawadi says, adding that he’s fine-tuned some of the arrangements and expanded on other pieces. “We have a pretty good idea of the scope of it, and the idea is to touch upon the different houses and themes and all of the great moments of the show.”
Those in attendance can expect intimate moments, like the Stark theme music, and more bombastic pieces like “Mhysa”, the song that plays during the third season finale. Speaking of season finales, “Light of the Seven”, the gorgeous accompaniment that kicked off the recent sixth season finale, is sure to be included or it might create a fan uprising that not even Cersei Lannister could suppress.
While most of the experience will be aural, there will still be a visual component, with some footage of the show playing while