A European first
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The story of video game music concerts
3. A European first
On 20 August 2003, for the first time outside Japan, music written for video games was performed by a live orchestra, the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, in a ‘Symphonic Game Music Concert’ at the Leipzig Gewandhaus concert hall (pictured). The concert marked the official opening of Europe's biggest trade fair for video games, and was repeated each year until 2007.