Anime Central is proud to present, from AWR Music Productions, producers of the internationally acclaimed concert tour Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY, a new FINAL FANTASY musical experience: A New World: intimate music from FINAL FANTASY! Two concert performances will be held at Anime Central featuring game series Music Composer Nobuo Uematsu and GRAMMY® Award-winning Music Director Arnie Roth, renowned pianist Benyamin Nuss, and The New World Players. This is an event not to be missed by FINAL FANTASY or music fans alike!
Since the debut of FINAL FANTASY in 1987, the franchise has been one of the most popular video games in the world. The lush, tone-setting, character-defining musical score created for the games by a team of composers led by Uematsu, also has amassed a legion of fans who pack the world’s most respected concert venues, including Royal Albert Hall, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Sydney Opera House, Tokyo International Forum and many more. For A New World: intimate music from FINAL FANTASY, Music Director Arnie Roth has devised a reimagined FINAL FANTASY concert: a pure live music experience specifically designed to take advantage of the musical intimacy of a smaller live performance venue, featuring arrangements for string quartet, piano and guitar solos, duos, trios and other mixed groups of instrumentalists. The new FINAL FANTASY arrangements are written by Arnie Roth and Eric Roth of AWR Music Productions, the critically-hailed team behind the Distant Worlds concerts, with additional arrangements by Shiro Hamaguchi, Uematsu’s longtime collaborator on the FINAL FANTASY video game soundtrack recordings.