Concert will Feature Music from Wild Arms, Ape Escape, The Last Guardian and More
Earlier today, Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan announced a live concert dedicated to their studio’s best games. Said concert will be the 23rd in the Game Symphony Japan series. The show will be held on May 3rd, 2017 at the Muza Kawasaki Symphony Hall in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecure, Japan.
The program will be divided into three parts. Each part will feature a different selection of games which SIE’s Japan Studio worked on during its storied history.
- Part 1 will feature music from Arc the Lad, Wild Arms, Popolocrois, Oreshika and more.
- Part 2 will showcase games with a rhythm-centric conceit, such as Dokodemo Issho, Ape Escape, Loco Roco, What Did I Do to Deserve This, My Lord? and more.
- Part 3 will highlight some of Japan Studio’s biggest Playstation hits, such as The Last Guardian, Gravity Rush, Gravity Rush 2, ICO and Shadow of the Colossus.
The accompanying press release included the official poster of the concert, pictured below, portraying Gravity Rush protagonist Kat and PlayStation mascot Toro.
Fans willing to make the pilgrimage to Kawasaki will be paying between 9,800 and 5,800 yen for concert tickets. Pre-sales start tomorrow and general sales begin on January 21st.
The show will be performed by the Tokyo Chamber Orchestra and the Tokyo Philharmonic Chorus, with Kenichi Shimura as the director.