Awarded a visiting artist visa by the United States in 2000, Emmanuel Fratianni arrived in Los Angeles to become a sought after conductor, composer, pianist and music team member in the Hollywood film, television, music and video game industries as well as the concert world. An award-winning composer, his work has been performed by some of the finest and most recorded orchestras in the world, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. In the US Emmanuel Fratianni has guest conducted the Houston Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Utah Symphony Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra at Wolf Trap as well as the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Hall. Around the world he has guest conducted orchestras such as the Royal Scottish National Symphony, The Malaysian Symphony Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra of Chile and in Asia the Beijing Opera and Performing Art Orchestra. Emmanuel is currently principal conductor and music director of the acclaimed international symphonic tour Video Games Live. Emmanuel’s debut on the Billboard Top-Ten in 2008 with EMI Classics Video Games Live, Vol.1 soundtrack album (as composer, conductor, orchestrator) cemented his status in the classical/crossover orchestral world. His numerous awards and credits as a composer and collaborator include “Soundtrack of the Year” by Play Magazine for the score toAdvent Rising, one GANG Award and five GANG Nominations.