Final Fantasy 35th Anniversary Orchestra Concert Coming to Vancouver
Gamers will be in Final Fantasy heaven this summer when a concert tour celebrating a milestone year for the franchise makes a stop in Vancouver.
A New World: intimate music by Final Fantasypresented by AWR Music Productions, takes place at the Chan Center for Performing Arts on Sunday, September 11.
The orchestra concert will feature a special new program to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the long-running RPG series.
Final Fantasy debuted on Nintendo’s Famicom in Japan in 1987, and the Square Enix franchise has gone on to include dozens of critically acclaimed sequels and spinoffs.
The franchise has also spawned numerous movies, anime, manga, and novels that have been released around the world.
A New World: the intimate music of Final Fantasy will be performed by the chamber ensemble New World Players under the direction of Eric Roth. The concert will feature exclusive arrangements from the entire series in an “exciting and personal style”.
Musical selections will include works by composers Nobuo Uematsu, Masashi Hamauzu, Naoshi Mizuta, Hitoshi Sakimoto, Yoko Shimomura and Masayoshi Soken.
Chamber music ensemble concert production by AWR Music Productions and video game developer Square Enix was established in 2014. Since then, The New World Players have performed hundreds of concerts on four continents and released two full-length recordings greeted.
An official set list has not been revealed, but past productions of A New World have included “One Winged Angel” by Final Fantasy VII“Tower of the Magi” from Final Fantasy 2and “Heroes” of Final Fantasy XIV.
Tickets for A New World: The Intimate Music of Final Fantasy are on sale now, though there’s no word yet on chocobo or airship parking at the Chan Center.
A New World: intimate music by Final Fantasy
When: September 11, 2022
Time: 7 p.m.
Where: Chan Center for the Performing Arts – 6265 Crescent Rd, Vancouver
Tickets: From $56.75, purchase online