AWR Music Productions, producers of the internationally acclaimed Distant Worlds: Music Tour of FINAL FANTASY, offers an all-new FINAL FANTASY music experience. A New World: The Intimate Music of FINAL FANTASY features beloved compositions created by composer Nobuo Uematsu and others from the popular video game series.
A New World: The intimate music of FINAL FANTASY premieres Saturday, May 21 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets priced at $ 48 to $ 68 will go on sale December 1 at noon.
Since FINAL FANTASY debuted in 1987, the franchise has been one of the most popular video games in the world. The lush, tone-defining, character-defining musical score created for the games by a team of composers led by Uematsu has also amassed a legion of fans who fill the world’s most respected concert halls, including Royal Albert Hall, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Sydney Opera House, Tokyo International Forum and many more. For A New World: Intimate Music from FINAL FANTASY, Music Director Eric Roth has imagined a reinvented FINAL FANTASY concert: a pure live musical experience with arrangements for string quartet, piano and guitar solos, duos, trios and other groups. mixed instrumentalists. The new arrangements of FINAL FANTASY are written by Arnie roth and Eric Roth of AWR Music Productions, the critically acclaimed team behind the concerts of Distant Worlds, with additional arrangements by Shiro Hamaguchi, longtime Uematsu collaborator on the soundtrack recordings of the video game FINAL FANTASY.“For this unique concert experience, we pulled FINAL FANTASY’s extensive music catalog to pick out some of the most popular selections,” said Roth. “The breadth of Uematsu’s work is astounding, encompassing traditional orchestral and lyrical work as well as pop-inspired ballads. While the overwhelming response from audiences – and even seasoned musicians – to this music, is always thrilling, A New World will present the music of FINAL FANTASY to the public on a personal and intimate scale that has yet to be experienced. “
A New World: The intimate music of FINAL FANTASY will be presented at the Wilson Theater at the Marcus Performing Arts Center in Vogel Hall on Saturday May. 9 to 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets for the concert start at $ 48. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Marcus Center box office at 929 North Water Street, Downtown Milwaukee, online at Ticketmaster.com or MarcusCenter.org or by calling 414-273-7206.