Today Square Enix released the date of September 7th for a historic performance of the Final Fantasy XV soundtrack at the iconic Abbey Road Studios. The performance will feature the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the world-famous composer Yoko Shimomurra (Kingdom Hearts, Street Fighter) will also be making an appearance.
The concert will be approximately an hour-long with commentary from Shimomurra. Not only will they be performing music from the Final Fantasy XV soundtrack, but they will also be performing never before heard music from the game.
The concert will be broadcast live, worldwide from the iconic Studio One via the FINAL FANTASY XV YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/c/
From the official Press Release
FINAL FANTASY XV will be available November 29th, 2016 for Xbox One and the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. This game is rated T (Teen). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.
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About Abbey Road Studios
Abbey Road Studios is the most famous recording studios in the world and a global music icon.
Home to countless landmark recordings and pioneering advances in recording technology, the legendary studio complex has a phenomenal history spanning over 80 years, encompassing celebrated work by many of the world’s most famous recording artists including The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Frank Ocean, Florence + The Machine, Radiohead, Oasis, Kanye West, Lady Gaga and Adele.
Since the score for Raiders of The Lost Ark was recorded at the studios in 1980, Abbey Road has developed into one of the world’s premiere locations for movie scoring. Blockbuster films such as The Lord of The Rings Trilogy, The King’s Speech and Skyfall feature scores recorded there, while recent projects include the Oscar-winning score to Gravity. Additionally, a number of high-profile video games such as Halo 5 and Call of Duty have recorded in-game music at Abbey Road Studios.
The Studios house a number of state of the art mastering suites. Recent projects mastered or re-mastered by Abbey Road’s award-winning engineers include music from Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Queen, The Smiths, Depeche Mode, New Order, Mary J Blige.
Abbey Road Studios also offers online mixing and mastering, audio products for professional and home studio music producers, live concert recording, archiving and video services. The Studios also host a select number of special events each year.
Abbey Road recently launched Abbey Road Red, Europe’s only music-focused technology incubator which supports the endeavours of entrepreneurs, research and developers.
Abbey Road Institute recently began offering vocational diplomas in music production and audio engineering to students at the studio complex in London and state of the art facilities in Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Munich, Melbourne and Sydney.
About the London Philharmonic Orchestra
One of the finest orchestras on the international stage, the London Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1932 by Sir Thomas Beecham. Since then, its Principal Conductors have included Sir Adrian Boult, Bernard Haitink, Sir Georg Solti, Klaus Tennstedt and Kurt Masur. In 2007 Vladimir Jurowski became the Orchestra’s current Principal Conductor.
The London Philharmonic Orchestra has been performing at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall since it opened in 1951, becoming Resident Orchestra in 1992. It also has residencies in Brighton and Eastbourne, and performs regularly around the UK. The Orchestra frequently tours abroad: highlights of the 2016/17 season include visits to New York, Germany, Hungary, Spain, France, Belgium, The Netherlands and Switzerland.
The LPO’s hugely successful “Greatest Video Game Music” – Amazon’s best-selling download, and entered Billboard’s Top 200 Albums in the US when it entered the charts at number 23 – the highest debut for an orchestral recording since the Star Wars Episode III soundtrack
The Orchestra broadcasts regularly on television and radio, and has recorded soundtracks for numerous films including The Lord of the Rings. In 2005 it began releasing live, studio and archive recordings on its own CD label.
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