Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Tour Announces Richmond Tour DateJun 19, 2017
Performing with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra Oct. 8 at Altria Theater
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 23 at the Altria Theater and Dominion Arts Center box offices, by phone at (800) 514-3849 and etix.com
RICHMOND, Va.—June 19, 2017—The Pokémon Company International and Princeton Entertainment announced today new locations and dates for the official Pokémon live orchestral concert, Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions. After sold out performances in across five continents, additional fans across the U.S. will soon get the opportunity to see and hear Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions in a city near them. More information about the new locations, dates, and how to purchase tickets can be found at Pokemon.com/symphony. Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions is the must-see video game concert of the year, giving fans and newcomers of all ages the chance to experience the evolution of the Pokémon franchise like never before. Don't miss this amazing opportunity to meet up with friends of all ages to catch, battle and trade Pokémon from your favorite games. All-new orchestral arrangements and carefully timed visuals draw from recent and classic Pokémon video games, including:
Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue
Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver
Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire
Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl
Pokémon Black and Pokémon White
Pokémon X and Pokémon Y
“Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions is a spectacular showcase of the memorable music that has been a hallmark of the Pokémon franchise for nearly 20 years,” said J.C. Smith, director of Consumer Marketing at The Pokémon Company International. “The concert series serves as a thank you to fans and an invitation to share our passion for Pokémon by reliving some of our fondest memories with the brand. We look forward to seeing fans of all ages enjoying this very special Pokémon orchestral event together.”
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children’s entertainment properties in the world. For more information, visit www.pokemon.com.
About Princeton Entertainment
Princeton Entertainment has earned an international reputation as a premier producer of concerts combining orchestras with popular recording artists and other elements.
Princeton's productions have set the bar for exciting, new, and creative performances with stars as varied as James Taylor, Idina Menzel, Andrea Bocelli, Aretha Franklin, and Trey Anastasio; its orchestra partners include the New York Philharmonic, The Royal Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony, Baltimore Symphony and its own American Festival Orchestra. Last year, after signing and completing a touring agreement for The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses, two of its key creators, Jeron Moore and Chad Seiter, joined Princeton Entertainment. Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions is the first production from this exciting new creative team. Current touring plans call for the production to reach five continents.