If you seen my tweets or Facebook post you will see how much the concert means to me and how much of a Zelda fan I am. I was able to see the per concert Nintendo World held on September 14. I had an amazing time, so many Zelda fans in one place.
Fan’s of the series were wondering when the concert was coming coming to the New York City area, well we have a date for New York and other cities.
Based on one of the most popular and beloved video game series of all time, the tour features live orchestral performances of theme music from Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda franchise.
The newly announced dates include:
Oct. 12: Dallas; AT&T Performing Arts Center
Oct. 18: Boston; Wang Theatre
Oct. 25: Chicago; The Chicago Theatre
Nov. 3: San Antonio; The Majestic Theatre
Nov. 6: Calgary, Alberta; Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Nov. 28: New York; The Theater at Madison Square Garden
Dec. 8: West Palm Beach, Fla.; Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
Dec. 9: Miami; Adrienne Arsht Center
Dec.14: San Jose, Calif.; San Jose Civic
The name “Symphony of the Goddesses” refers not only to the concert program but also to the new four-movement symphony recounting the classic storylines from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. The concert also will highlight orchestral renditions of music from other series games, including The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask. The full orchestra will be conducted by Eímear Noone with arrangements by music director Chad Seiter.
“We are thrilled to bring this unprecedented and exhilarating tour to fans across the U.S. and Canada,” notes Jason Michael Paul, CEO of Jason Michael Paul Productions, which is producing the concert tour. “From children to adults who have followed The Legend of Zelda for decades, the fan base for this concert is growing exponentially, and we are ready to deliver an unforgettable experience.”
Fans can view a complete tour schedule with ticketing information and also sign up for a regularly updated digital newsletter at http://zelda-symphony.com. Club Nintendo also is offering a discount to the shows—users just need to register at the Club Nintendo site and enjoy an exclusive 15 percent discount by logging into their accounts at http://club.nintendo.com and clicking on the “Symphony of the Goddesses” logo banner. Exclusive concert packs also are available at GameStop locations.
Since first appearing in 1986, The Legend of Zelda game series has sold more than 69 million units worldwide. The latest entries in the series, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D for Nintendo 3DS and The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword for the Wii console, have both sold more than 1 million copies in North America since launching last year. Additionally, on Jan. 29, 2013, Nintendo and Dark Horse Books will release Hyrule Historia, a hardback book chronicling the history of The Legend of Zelda series. Featuring never-before-seen concept art, the full history of Hyrule, the official chronology of the game and insights from developers that have worked on the series, the book is currently available for pre-order via select retailers (deposit may be required for pre-order).
I hope to see you guys at the Concert on November 28, and for the other cities I hope to see pictures from you guys, as for the book ” The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia” yes I have mine per order, I have played every Legend of Zelda game that ever came out, This is the only game that can keep my attention for more than an hour. Did you really think I wouldn’t get the book?