FINAL FANTASY XIV Orchestra Concert 2018 -Eorzean Symphony-
American and European Premiere
Los Angeles (USA)—June 15–16, 2018—Dolby Theatre
Dortmund (Germany)—August 24–25, 2018—Konzerthaus Dortmund
Select tracks from FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online’s expansive collection, performed live by a full orchestra! Come, brave warriors! Step into a realm of music!
Premiering in Tokyo last September, Eorzean Symphony featured a full-scale symphonic orchestra, choir, renowned soloists, and excerpts from the game projected in sync on a giant screen, for a thrilling and fully immersive audio visual experience. The American and European premiere will feature a very special guest lineup, beginning with Naoki Yoshida (Producer and Director) and Masayoshi Soken (Sound Director and Composer), who together created this new concert experience, and also feature performances by Susan Calloway, the original vocal artist of "Answers" and "Dragonsong."
In a heartbeat, just a few musical notes will bring you back to treasured memories, endless adventures and countless quests in the enchanted realm of Eorzea. Newcomers and potential players will also have a chance to immerse themselves in the world of FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online. The night will be a unique, magical moment to remember, a thrill to share with other players, and a chance to be swept away by emotions through breathtaking melodies for all FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online enthusiasts.
Los Angeles (Dolby Theatre) - Friday and Saturday, June 15–16, 2018 (8pm)
Pre-sale from February 17 (12pm local time) at shop.wildfaery.com, and at www.ticketmaster.com using Presale Code "Hydaelyn". Public on sale from February 26 (10am local time) at Ticketmaster website (www.ticketmaster.com), affiliated retailers, and Dolby Theatre box office.
Dortmund (Konzerthaus Dortmund) - Friday and Saturday, August 24–25, 2018 (8pm)
Pre-sale from February 17 (12pm local time) at shop.wildfaery.com
Also available from February 26 (10am local time) at Dortmund Konzerthaus box office and website (www.konzerthaus-dortmund.de).
VIP ticket, including aftershow meet&greet for a sign and photo with Naoki Yoshida (Producer and Director), Masayoshi Soken (Sound Director and Composer) and Susan Calloway (Vocal Artist), are only available at shop.wildfaery.com
About Naoki Yoshida (Producer and Director)
Naoki Yoshida is the global producer and director of FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online. He took over production of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn in 2010 with a complete overhaul that included new graphics engine, user interface, and server structure. Simply put, the game was rebuilt from the ground up to appeal to a modern MMO audience. In addition to his responsibilities for FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online, Yoshida also serves as head of Business Division 5 within SQUARE ENIX Co. Ltd. Yoshida began his career at SQUARE ENIX in 2004, where he eventually became the head of the DRAGON QUEST: Monster Battle Road series, as well as a game designer of Dragon Quest X in its early stages.
About Masayoshi Soken (Sound Director and Composer)
Masayoshi Soken is a sound director and composer at SQUARE ENIX. A multi-talented sound creator, he handles everything from the music, sound effects and dialogue to the overall sound design of games; he has his hand in every sound that emanates from the games that he works on. Masayoshi Soken has received widespread acclaim for his work on the FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online Original Soundtrack series, a continuing series of “interactive” soundtracks created using high-resolution audio. Seven albums in the series have been released as of July 2017. Representative works include FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online, the Lord of Vermillion series, the Nanashi no Game series, Dawn of Mana, Mario Sports Mix, Mario Hoops 3-on-3, Drakengard 2 and Drakengard 3.
About Susan Calloway (Vocal Artist)
Susan Calloway is an award winning singer, pianist, and songwriter from the U.S. Her powerful voice brings an emotional and heart-felt perspective to FINAL FANTASY's vocal favorites. In addition to her many live performances with the Distant Worlds concert series and Audio CD's, she is the featured vocalist who sings both "Answers", "Dragonsong" and "Revolutions" for FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online. More info at www.susancalloway.com
About FINAL FANTASY XIV Online
Released in 2013, FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online is the critically acclaimed MMORPG developed by SQUARE ENIX, with a vibrant and expanding global community of over 10 million registered users. Set in the world of Hydaelyn, players are able to create their own Warrior of Light and experience an original thrilling adventure, which celebrates the FINAL FANTASY series with familiar monsters, bosses, characters, and music.
FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online is available for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Windows, and Mac, and features cross-platform play between all platforms. A robust free trial allows new players the chance to experience all available content up to level 35, with no restrictions on playtime. More information on FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online can be found at www.finalfantasyxiv.com
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