Eorzean Symphony - FINAL FANTASY XIV Orchestra Concert 2023
Select tracks from FINAL FANTASY XIV’s expansive collection, performed live by a full orchestra and choir! Come, Warriors of Light! Step into a realm of music!
Special guests : Naoki Yoshida (Producer and Director), Masayoshi Soken (Sound Director and Composer), Amanda Achen and Jason Charles Miller (Guest Vocals)
FINAL FANTASY® XIV music returns to the US and Europe with premiere shows in Las Vegas (Sunday, July 30, 2023) and London (Monday, October 23, 2023). Join FINAL FANTASY XIV Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida alongside Sound Director and Composer Masayoshi Soken in enjoying the majestic and powerful soundtrack performed live on stage with more than 100 musicians, singers and soloists, with memorable moments from the game projected on a giant screen.
The brand new program will include classic songs such as Ultima and Heavensward, but also for the first time live outside of Japan, music from the Shadowbringers and Endwalker expension packs will be performed. Furthermore, Amanda Achen and Jason Charles Miller will perform live on stage as guest vocalists. Prepare yourself for a full load of thrills, emotions, surprises and memories from the enchanted realm of Eorzea!
July 30, 2023 - Las Vegas - Virgin Hotel Theatre (4 pm and 8.30 pm)
Ticket sales begin on 3/19 (9 am local time) at www.axs.com
October 23, 2023 - London - Eventim Apollo (8 pm)
Ticket sales begin on 3/31 (6 pm local time) at https://www.eventim.co.uk/
About FINAL FANTASY XIV Online
FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online is the critically acclaimed MMORPG developed by SQUARE ENIX, with a vibrant and expanding global community of over 27 million registered users. Set in the world of Hydaelyn, players are able to create their own Warrior of Light and experience an original thrilling adventure, full of enjoyable hallmarks from the FINAL FANTASY franchise. Celebrating the 10-year anniversary since the release of A Realm Reborn™, there has never been a better time for newcomers to begin their adventures in the critically acclaimed FINAL FANTASY XIV Online saga.
The expanded Free Trial now includes all content from A Realm Reborn and the Heavensward™ expansion (and updates through Patch 3.56), as well as an additional playable race (Au Ra), and three additional playable jobs (Dark Knight, Astrologian, and Machinist). Free Trial players can enjoy hundreds of hours of award-winning gameplay and story experiences equivalent to two full FINAL FANTASY titles, without limit on playtime.
More information can be found at: http://sqex.to/FFXIVFreeTrial
About Naoki Yoshida (Producer and Director)
Naoki Yoshida is the global Producer and Director of FINAL FANTASY XIV. He took over production of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn in 2010 with a complete overhaul that included a new graphics engine, user interface, and server structure. Simply put, the game was rebuilt from the ground up to appeal to a modern MMO audience. In addition to his responsibilities for FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online, Yoshida also oversees his division as Vice President of Creative Business Unit III, and in 2018 Yoshida was appointed as a member of the SQUARE ENIX Board of Directors. Yoshida began his career at SQUARE ENIX in 2005, where he eventually became the head of the DRAGON QUEST: Monster Battle Road series, as well as a game designer of Dragon Quest X in its early stages.
About Masayoshi Soken (Sound Director and Composer)
Masayoshi Soken is a sound director and composer at SQUARE ENIX. A multi-talented sound creator, he handles everything from the music, sound effects and dialogue to the overall sound design of games; he has his hand in every sound that emanates from the games that he works on. Masayoshi Soken has received widespread acclaim for his work on the FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online Original Soundtrack series, a continuing series of “interactive” soundtracks created using high-resolution audio. Seven albums in the series have been released as of July 2017. Representative works include FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online, the Lord of Vermillion series, the Nanashi no Game series, Dawn of Mana, Mario Sports Mix, Mario Hoops 3-on-3, Drakengard 2 and Drakengard 3.
About Amanda Achen (Vocal Artist)
Known for her “velvety voice” and “divinely emotional interpretations”, Los Angeles native Amanda Achen is a multi-genre vocalist who delights audiences the world over. Equally at home on the concert stage, the jazz club, and in the studio, she has performed to critical acclaim in LA and beyond, at venues including the Radio City Dolby, the Hollywood Bowl, Staples Center, the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Benaroya Hall, and now the Tokyo Opera House. Sought-after by many modern composers for her ability to sing in a variety of styles, Amanda has recently risen to popularity in the gaming world for her emotionally-riveting recordings in FINAL FANTASY XIV’s Shadowbringers and Endwalker. She performed virtually from the Square Enix studio in Los Angeles for «FINAL FANTASY XIV Digital Fan Festival 2021,» which was broadcast live on YouTube to millions of viewers. Recent engagements include the performing in Joe Hisaishi’s Symphonic Concerts, the premiere of The Conference of the Birds, Mozart’s Requiem, Carmina Burana, Poulenc’s Gloria, Mahler’s Second Symphony, Bach’s Mass in B Minor, Bach’s Magnificat, Haydn’s Creation, Purcell’s King Arthur, Handel’s Messiah, Handel’s Orlando and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Requiem. Amanda has performed on several film and TV scores, including Frozen 2, Mulan, Birds of Prey, and The Simpsons.
Amanda will begin releasing her highly anticipated original music on Spotify and YouTube this year.
About Jason Charles Miller (Vocal Artist)
Jason Charles Miller is a critically acclaimed and highly accomplished singer, musician and voice actor. His own musical compositions have been featured on such TV shows as True Blood, The NFL Today, The Deadliest Catch, Wicked Tuna, WWE Smackdown, AEW Dynamite, The Legend of Vox Machina and Critical Role. Video game soundtrack enthusiasts would recognize Jason’s singing voice from the theme song for FINAL FANTASY XIV: Shadowbringers, from Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance’s ‘Rules of Nature’ and multiple songs in Cyberpunk 2077. He is also the singing voice of Ra’s Al Ghul in D.C. Superhero Girls. Jason has written songs with Billy Ray Cyrus, Rickey Medlocke [Lynyrd Skynyrd], Charlie Starr [Blackberry Smoke], Ben Moody [Evanescence] and has been awarded 2 gold records (for the Queen of the Damned and The Punisher soundtracks) and 1 platinum record, (for co-writing the song ‘Cruisin’ for a Bruisin’ for Disney’s Teen Beach Movie). He is also widely recognized as the founder of the rock band Godhead and has toured around the world opening for Linkin’ Park, Disturbed, Slipknot, Rammstein and Ozzy Osbourne.
About SQUARE ENIX
Square Enix Co., Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX® and TAITO® branded entertainment content around the world. The Square Enix group of companies includes a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 173 million units worldwide; and DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 85 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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