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The Kingdom Hearts Orchestra Is Finally Coming To The United States

by Douglas DeLong on Jun 02, 2017 at 01:17 PM

Last March marked the premier of the Kingdom Hearts Orchestra World Tour, and this month it finally comes to the U.S. to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the series. The first shows will be held in Los Angeles on June 10, 11, and 14 at the Dolby Theatre, and the later shows will be at the United Palace Theatre in New York City on June 23 and 24. 

Much like the Legend of Zelda: Symphony Of the Goddesses concert (which you can read our impressions of here), the music will be accompanied by video cinematics. One interesting bit of information is that the voice actors for Kairi/Xion and Aqua have reprised their roles for new content featured exclusively in the concert, which Tetsuya Nomura has supervised and considers to be part of the Kingdom Hearts universe. 

Special VIP tickets are available for those who wish to meet series composer Yoko Shimomura after the shows. Tickets for the Los Angeles shows can be found here, and for the New York shows here.


Our Take
Kingdom Hearts has a great soundtrack, so this will probably be a fun concert to attend. Perhaps it could soften the blow dealt to fans by the recent news that they still have a long time to wait for Kingdom Hearts III. I'm curious to hear more about these special "voice sequences," although I'm sure they won't be substantial.