The journey of Merregnon Studios is a tale of incredible fantasies, great odysseys, and shades of perfection. For Thomas Böcker and his productions, the 10 years that passed us by has not only been a story of fulfilling his own dreams, but also fulfilling the dreams of thousands of fans worldwide, all who come in order to experience an excitement that can never truly be felt through a screen or recording, the greatest live video game music productions of all time. And in 2013, comes the concluding act in the adventure that has been the Symphonic series, Final Symphony.
Celebrating Böcker’s 10 years of producing concerts, Final Symphony will feature music from Final Fantasy VI, VII and X, arranged and orchestrated by the team of Jonne Valtonen, Roger Wanamo and special guest Masashi Hamauzu. The concerts take place May 11, 2013 at 2:30 PM and 7:30 PM at the Stadthalle Wuppertal, Germany and will be performed by the 80 piece Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal, conducted by Eckehard Stier from Symphonic Fantasies Tokyo fame, and also feature Benyamin Nuss. The ceremony will be hosted will be Winfried Fechner, former director of the WDR. Hamauzu will also be in attendance along with the rest of the team and take part in the free Meet and Greet session prior to the concert, allowing the fans to meet the industry legend in person.
Tickets will go on sale on August 24th at WestTicket.de, and be priced at €22 ($27). The concert is officially produced in cooperation with Square Enix and Nobuo Uematsu. Check out more info at ffsymphony.com as it becomes available.Tags: Final Fantasy VI, Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy X, Final Symphony, Jonne Valtonen, Masashi Hamauzu, Merregnon Studios, Nobuo Uematsu, Roger Wanamo, Square Enix, Thomas Boecker