The Game Music Foundation presents The Sounds of the Fireflies – an orchestral rendition of The Last of Us soundtracks. Wroclaw’s National Forum of Music will host the Oscar-winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla in a captivating performance based on some of the most emotional video game scores ever made.
Gustavo Santaolalla himself will appear on stage.
On April 28th, 2024, the National Forum of Music in Wroclaw will once again become a place to celebrate the art of video game music, featuring scores from The Last of Us and The Last of Us Part II. In addition to the concert, a meet-and-greet session combined with a masterclass by the famous composer Gustavo Santaolalla will allow the most dedicated fans and aspiring musicians to ask their questions in person!
The Sounds of the Fireflies is a musical journey through the unforgiving yet hopeful world of The Last of Us video games. With over 80 awards, 17 million copies sold, and the TV adaptation being HBO Max’s most-watched project in history, both parts of Naughty Dog studio’s masterpiece left a strong imprint in hearts of gamers all over the world. BAFTA-nominated original scores composed by Oscar-winning guitar virtuoso Gustavo Santaolalla perfectly resonate with the emotional landscape of the game.
From haunting, life-threatening situations to sombre, melancholic moments and gut-wrenching decisions – his music amplifies each scene, creating a synergistic, emotional spectacle. To enhance the show even further, Gustavo Santaolalla himself will appear on stage alongside the NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic in a performance set to captivate hearts and minds, ensuring an extraordinary experience for all attendees.