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Event Information:

  • Thu

    Symphonic Fantasies London Music from Square Enix®

    8pm to 10pmBarbican Centre

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    Music from Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts, Secret of Mana and Chrono Trigger/Chrono Cross:

    JONNE VALTONEN Fanfare Overture
    YOKO SHIMOMURA ARR VALTONEN Fantasy I: Kingdom Hearts
    HIROKI KIKUTA ARR VALTONEN Fantasy II: Secret of Mana
    YASUNORI MITSUDA ARR WANAMO Fantasy III: Chrono Trigger / Chrono Cross
    NOBUO UEMATSU ARR VALTONEN Fantasy IV: Final Fantasy

    Eckehard Stier conductor
    Slava Sidorenko piano
    Rony Barrak darbouka
    Yoko Shimomura composer
    Hiroki Kikuta composer
    Yasunori Mitsuda composer
    Nobuo Uematsu composer
    Jonne Valtonen arranger
    Roger Wanamo arranger
    London Symphony Orchestra
    London Symphony Chorus

    Featuring symphonic arrangements from some of Square Enix’s most cherished role-playing franchises, including Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts, Secret of Mana and Chrono Trigger/Chrono Cross, the critically acclaimed and officially licensed Symphonic Fantasies London is a tour de force of orchestral composition and performance. Conducted by Eckehard Stier, with arrangements by Merregnon Studios’ Jonne Valtonen and Roger Wanamo, Symphonic Fantasies London is the ultimate concert experience for fans of Japanese RPGs.

    Also joining fans, as special guest for the night, is Kingdom Hearts composer Yoko Shimomura, who’ll appear on stage for a special ticketed, pre-concert talk. Here she’ll talk about her long and highly successful career in video game music, as well as take questions from the audience in what will be an entertaining and informative evening.

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