Hot off the heels of the great LEGENDS event, on Saturday this week the WDR Rundfunkorchester Cologne once again invites video game music fans into the warmth of the Cologne Philharmonic Hall for the latest installment of the Symphonic series, Symphonic Odysseys. This event is a tribute to one of the greatest video game composers of all time, the mustachioed maestro Nobuo Uematsu. The concert promises to be a trip through the many of his illustrious works over the decades, such as Final Fantasy, Sa·Ga (Final Fantasy Legends) and King’s Knight just to name a few.
In addition to this, Uematsu will grace the concert with his attendance to hear the WDR, Benyamin Nuss and the arrangements of Jonne Valtonen and Roger Wanamo along with 4000 of his most devoted fans. Uematsu has also composed the fanfare exclusively for the concert, making the concert the definite tribute event for his fans in Cologne and traveling from all over the world.
The concert is now sold out, but expect a full report next week as OSV will be in attendance for what is shaping up the be a musical and emotional odyssey unlike any before it. There will also be a stream for listeners at home, with that information being available on the WDR website on July 9th.Tags: Arrangements, Benyamin Nuss, Cologne, Concerts, Jonne Valtonen, LEGENDS, Nobuo Uematsu, Orchestra, Roger Wanamo, WDR