Video Games Get Classical Treatment in Gamer Jams
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On the heels of choreographing nearly 800 dancers for the Olympic opening ceremonies in Sochi, Daniel Ezralow brings his L.A.-based company, Ezralow Dance, to the Ford. Hailed as "one of the best American dancer-choreographers now working" by the Chicago Tribune, Ezralow has left his stamp all over the world from Las Vegas (he choreographed Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil) to Broadway (he designed the jaw-dropping aerial tangos of Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark) to Paris (he worked with the world-famous Paris Opera Ballet). Now the choreographer The New York Times calls "unforgettably gutsy" premieres a commissioned piece with live music under the stars. Learn More
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orchestra good, sound BAD, seats close, too close. even though we were tier 3 L-X, we got GG.. which is 7th row. this wasn't that great since the orchestra and singers were OVERMIKED. you could hear a pin drop, pages turning, and breathing.. so when the music started, it blared.. and reverbed.. and was out of balance. the horns couldn't be heard over the strings. the vocals mixed with the rest sounded like a train wreak.
i tried to complain to the audio guys but they vanished at intermission so i complained to random staffers. they said it sounded ok in the back and i said, why are you charging people $85 for tickets in front? it sounded like amateur hour in a high school gym. if i paid full price, i'd throw my beer at the stage.
live performances are only as good as the artists, delivery system, and weakest link.. in the case, i have to rate the overall performance as disappointing given this failure. it should have been noticed and immediately corrected. not 8 songs in. i really wanted to give this 4-5 stars, given appearances by Uncharted and Blizzard composers.. but just can't. The other 5 star reviews either don't go out much or are kidding themselves.
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