With the recent news about Final Fantasy 7 being remade, having a world tour celebrating its music is a pretty appropriate measure to take in get fans hyped for what’s to come.
“PIANO OPERA : music from FINAL FANTASY” is the official piano concert dedicated to the music of the video game series FINAL FANTASY. Supervised by original composer Nobuo Uematsu, the PIANO OPERA series comes live on stage in 12 countries, and for the first time outside of Japan. Relive the most beautiful and famous music of the series through the noble and majestic sound of a grand concert piano, focusing mostly on the popular FINAL FANTASY VI, VII, VIII and IX ! To enhance the experience, a never before seen in-concert video edit of game footage will be displayed on the giant screen along with the music, portraying all the most intense moments of action and emotion of the saga ! The concert will feature belobed songs such as Ami, The Man with a Machine Gun, Roses of May, Not Alone, Liberi Fatali, Melodies Of Life, Fight On!, Cosmo Canyon and Words Drowned by Fireworks among others. A brand new musical experience filled with emotions!
The concert series itself will start in France this coming November, and make visits to London, Stockholm, Brussels, New York City and Los Angeles, just to name a few of the stops. Tickets are currently on sale on the tour’s website for these first six cities, and updates can be found on their Facebook page. In addition to the concert tour, the albums that the tour is based from are being sold together as a special edition with collector’s box for 49 Euros. ($54.92 American dollars)
So if you’re a Final Fantasy music fan and have wanted to get in on seeing Nobou Uematsu and Hiroyuki Nakayama playing some of the most iconic pieces in gaming history, this might be right up your alley.