The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddessess Tour
September 7, 2012
The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddessess Tour is being spread out even farther; coming to even more locations across the U.S. And Canada. In case you haven’t heard, the orchestra will be based on the beloved video game series of all time. One of Nintendo’s biggest franchises, The Legend of Zelda. They have recently announced new dates for the the tour.
· September 15; Toronto, Ontario; Sony Centre
· September 22; Minneapolis, MN; Orpheum Theatre
· October 12; Dallas, TX; AT&T Performing Arts Center
· October 18; Boston, MA; The Wang Theatre
· October 25; Chicago, IL; The Chicago Theatre
· November 3; San Antonio, TX; The Majestic Theatre
· November 6; Calgary, Alberta; Southern Jubilee Auditorium
· November 28; New York, NY; The Theater at MSG
· December 8; West Palm Beach, FL; Kravis Center
· December 9; Miami, FL; Arsht Center
· December 14; San Jose, CA; San Jose Civic Center
Rockefeller Plaza in New York will be hosting a special event on Friday, September 14th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm in celebration of the tour. From 6:00pm through 6:45pm an interactive workshop will be led by Ocarina expert David “Docjazz” Ramos, introducing fans and newcomers to the history of the instrument. From 7:00pm to 8:00pm, an intimate mini-concert will be performed, featuring new arrangements heard only at this even and spanning games such as The Legend of Zelda “Ocarina of Time”, “Twilight Princess”, “The Minish Cap”, and “Spirit Tracks”. A special treat for attendees is that they can interact with David Ramos and the concert musicians. Attendees will also be able to take photos with Link cosplay model Li Kovacs and purchase official “Symphony of the Goddesses” merchandise. The first people to enter the even will receive a special concert pack which includes a t-shirt, poster, and an Ocarina to use during the Ocarina workshop.
The title “Symphony of the Goddesses” refers not just to the concert program also to the new four-movement symphony recounting the classic storylines of the mentioned Legend of Zelda games. This concert will highlight orchestral renditions of the music from other Zelda game series, including “Link’s Awakening” and “Majora’s Mask”. The whole thing will be conducted by Eimear 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% 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.