CHICAGO, October 15, 2007 - AWR Music Productions, LLC announced today that Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY will kick off on Tuesday, December 4, 2007 at the Stockholm Concert Hall in Sweden.
Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the release of the first FINAL FANTASY game to hit the market, Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY features the music of Japanese video game composer Nobuo Uematsu. The premiere performance will be by the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic and the choir Allmänna Sången. This spectacular event will launch the long awaited series of international concerts. The award-winning music from SQUARE ENIX's world-renowned FINAL FANTASY video game series and the state of the art videos and art stills shown on massive screens will highlight the games most memorable sequences and thrill audiences.
"I am greatly honored that the 2007 Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY tour will commemorate the 20th anniversary of FINAL FANTASY by premiering exactly 20 years after the first game hit the market in December of 1987," said series composer Nobuo Uematsu.
"I am excited to be conducting Nobuo Uematsu’s captivating music once again and to collaborate with him in this exciting new production." Arnie Roth, Music Director and Executive Producer, Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY.
December 4, 2007, 8 pm: Stockholm, Arnie Roth conducting the Royal Stockholm
Philharmonic Orchestra and Allmänna Sången, Nobuo Uematsu attending
Ticket link (on sale October 17):
March 1, 2008, 8 pm: Chicago, Arnie Roth conducting the Chicagoland Pops Orchestra and CPO Festival Choir, Nobuo Uematsu attending