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Kingdom Hearts Orchestra Tour to Run in 11 Countries, 7 North American Cities

Kingdom Hearts Orchestra Tour to Run in 11 Countries, 7 North American CitiesWith the release of Kingdom Hearts III only a few days away, Square Enix has announced a new orchestra tour featuring music from the video game series.

The tour, called Kingdom Hearts Orchestra -World of Tres-, will visit 11 countries, starting in Japan from April 27 to 28. The tour will hit the following U.S. and Canadian cities:

  • Chicago (June 1)
  • Los Angeles (June 8)
  • Orlando (June 22)
  • New York (June 28 and 29)
  • Toronto (July 13)
  • Atlanta (Sept 14)
  • Dallas (October 26)

The tour will also pass through Singapore, Germany, France, Italy, Australia, Brazil, the UK and Mexico. Presales begin for most cities on January 30 and public sales follow on February 12.

This isn’t the first Kingdom Hearts orchestra tour: there were also tours in 2016 and 2018.

Here’s the official announcement from the Kingdom Hearts Facebook account:

Celebrating the launch of KINGDOM HEARTS III at the end of January 2019, KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra concert series will be back on tour with a brand new program, KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra -World of Tres-, starting April 27, 2019 with 22 performances in 17 cities over the world. Acclaimed by more than 80,000 spectators over the past two years, it will enchant even more people with its unforgettable score and new thrilling video sequences in an unprecedented experience that is not to be missed. With giant screen video projection in perfect harmony with the music being played by a top notch orchestra and choir of more than 100 musicians, the show will continue to bring passion to the millions of fans of the long-running video game series. 

Source: ANN, Facebook

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.