Distant Worlds: Music from FINAL FANTASY combines live orchestral music with cutting edge videos and art stills from the games most memorable sequences on a 22 foot wide screen – and for the first time in North America – will be projected entirely in HD! This hybrid of music and technology will allow new and old fans alike to experience the world of Final Fantasy. Music and scenes from games throughout the Final Fantasy series will be performed along with the Canadian premiere of music and visuals from the newly released Final Fantasy XIV.
Conducted by Grammy Award-winning conductor, composer, and record producer Arnie Roth, Distant Worlds will include an appearance by special guest of honour Japanese video game composer Nobuo Uematsu. Regarded as one of the most famous and respected composers in the video game community, Uematsu’s work has not only been performed by prestigious orchestras around the world but has crossed genre lines into the pop charts.
“I think the language of music is universal. Don’t you agree?” – Black Mage 123, Final Fantasy IX
Since it’s 1987 debut the Final Fantasy franchise has sold over 75 million copies worldwide and become the most recognized role playing game in the world. It continues to reach new players and fans with unique characters, compelling storylines and engaging game play. These elements have helped propel the series into numerous sequels, live productions and motion pictures.
The Sony Centre For The Performing Arts re-opens Friday, October 1st, 2010 following two years of renovations and restorations. Single tickets and packages are on sale now.
The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts presents
DISTANT WORLDS: MUSIC FROM FINAL FANTASY
November 27, 8pm – One performance only!
Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East, Toronto
Ticket prices range from $35-$123.50
Call 416.872.2262 or book online at www.sonycentre.ca
For more information visit www.ffdistantworlds.com