• Nintendo has revealed some new locations for their concert series, The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses.  The newly announced dates include:

    • September 15 – Toronto – Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
    • September 22 – Minneapolis – Orpheum Theatre
    • October 12 – Dallas – AT&T Performing Arts Center
    • October 18 – Boston – Wang Theatre
    • October 25 – Chicago – The Chicago Theatre
    • November 3 – San Antonio – The Majestic Theatre
    • November 6 – Calgary, Alberta – Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
    • November 28 – New York – The Theater at Madison Square Garden
    • December 8 – West Palm Beach, Fl – Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
    • December 9 – Miami – Adrienne Arsht Center
    • December 14 – San Jose, CA – San Jose Civic Center

    In celebration of the tour, the Nintendo World store in Rockefeller Plaza in New York will host a special event on Friday, Sept. 14, from 6-9 p.m. From 6-6:45 p.m., ocarina expert David “Docjazz” Ramos will lead an interactive workshop, introducing fans and newcomers to the history of the instrument. From 7-8 p.m., an intimate mini-concert will be performed, featuring a small musical ensemble. From 8- 9 p.m., attendees can interact with David Ramos and the concert musicians. Event attendees can also take photos with Link cosplay model Li Kovacs and purchase official “Symphony of the Goddesses” merchandise. The first consumers to enter the event will receive a special concert pack that includes a T-shirt, poster and an ocarina to use during the ocarina workshop.

    The name “Symphony of the Goddesses” refers not only to the concert program but also to the new four-movement symphony recounting the classic storylines from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. The concert also will highlight orchestral renditions of music from other series games, including The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask. The full orchestra will be conducted by Eímear 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.”

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