‘The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses’ Returns in 2016

(UPDATE 10/13) Break out the ocarina and equip the Master Sword, the captivating sounds of The Legend of Zelda will be back in a theatre near you next year. The popular The Legend of Zelda concert series will make its highly anticipated comeback throughout the world between January and November and again feature a full orchestral section playing the hits.

Selected music will span the Zelda series, ranging from the groundbreaking Ocarina of Time and Majora's Mask to Twilight Princess and Spirit Tracks. 27 dates in total will be played between the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Portugal and France, to name a few.

“We’re thrilled to continue to bring the ultimate Zelda music experience to the best fans in the world and introduce them to new music from The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes," Jason Michael Paul Productions president Jason Michael Paul said in a press release. “The connection that fans feel with The Legend of Zelda franchise is so strong, and we’re fortunate to be able to deliver a truly magnificent experience to them time and time again.”

Below is the complete list of announced tour dates:

The Legend of Zelda Concert Series 2016 Tour Dates

21st – 22nd January 2016: Nashville, TN, Schermerhorn Symphony Center

23rd February 2016: Boston, MA, Symphony Hall

8th March 2016: Costa Mesa, CA, Segerstrom Center for the Arts

19th March 2016: Toronto, ON, Sony Centre

24th March 2016: Jacksonville, FL, Moran Theatre

26th March 2016: Kansas City, MO, Music Hall Kansas City

31st March 2016: Memphis, TN, The Orpheum

1st April 2016: New Orleans, LA, Saenger Theater

3rd April 2016: Columbus, OH, Ohio Theater

8th April 2016: Charlottesville, VA, JPJ Arena

23rd April 2016: London, UK, SSE/Wembley Arena

11th May 2016: Guadalajara, MX, Auditorio Telmex

13th May 2016: Monterrey, MX, Arena Monterrey

15th May 2016: Mexico City, MX, Arena de Ciudad

21st May 2016: San Antonio, TX, Majestic Theater

13th June 2016: Los Angeles, CA, Dolby Theater

23rd June 2016: Austin, TX, Long Center

25th June 2016: Montreal, QB, Place des Arts

21st August 2016: San Francisco, CA, Davies Symphony Hall

10th September 2016: Atlanta, GA, Cobb Perf. Arts

21st September 2016: Edmonton, AB, Southern Jubilee

23rd September 2016: Vancouver, BC, Queen Elizabeth Theatre

8th October 2016: Paris, FR, Palais Des Congres

14th October 2016: Lisbon, PT, Coliseu de Lisboa

15th October 2016: Essen, DE, Grugahalle

12th November 2016: Chicago, IL, Chicago Auditorium

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(UPDATE 3/24) The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses has announced more dates on its upcoming “Master Quest” World Tour. The symphony will play an additional 17 shows from September to November, and the new dates include stops in in both the U.S. and Europe.

The new string of tour dates begins with a September 10 show at the Durham Performing Arts Center in North Carolina. Nine U.S. shows have been scheduled through October 15, when it wraps its North American leg at Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City.
The tour will then hit Europe for eight shows from November 8-22. Notable stops include the Heineken Musical Hall in Amsterdam, Palais 12 in Brussels, Auditori Forum in Barcelona and Hallenstadion in Zurich. The newly announced tour dates will conclude on November 22 at the Convention Centre in Dublin.
The show is slated to include new musical pieces from Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D and The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. Since its first appearance for the Famicom Disk System in 1986, Zelda has become one of the most successful gaming franchises ever created, spawning 18 games over more than six gaming consoles. Its subsequent Master Quest World Tour will officially begin at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta on April 30.
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Check out the newly announced tour dates below.
The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses Master Quest World Tour Added Dates
Durham, Durham Performing Arts Center; September 10
St. Louis, Powell Hall; September 11, September 12, September 13
Philadelphia, Mann Center; September 18
Providence, Providence Performing Arts Center; September 25
Chicago, Auditorium Theatre; October 1
Indianapolis, Old National Centre; October 2
Milwaukee, Milwaukee Theatre; October 3
New York, Barclays Center; October 13
Salt Lake City, Abravanel Hall; October 15
Hamburg, O2 World; November 8
Amsterdam, Heineken Music Hall; November 11
Brussels, Palais 12; November 12
Madrid, Palacio Vista Alegre; November 13
Barcelona, Auditori Forum; November 14
Rome, Auditorium Conciliazione; November 15
Zurich, Hallenstadion; November 21
Dublin, Convention Centre; November 22
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(UPDATE 1/20) Video games have become immensely in-grown into our popular culture, and now more than ever there's been capitalization on the games of the 80's and 90's. But perhaps no other games during that era have the cult following that The Legend Of Zelda series does.

The Legend Of Zelda: Symphony Of The Goddesses has traveled throughout the world over the past few years and another North American leg is set to kick off this Wednesday at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville.

Looking at Symphony Of The Goddesses tickets on the secondary market, the current trends have a tour average asking price of $129.55. The cheapest date comes May 23rd in Alberta at $78.48. Conversely, the most expensive is still a ways away, as the tour visits the City National Civic Auditorium in San Jose with a $237.18 average asking price.

 

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With many fans of the series now n their late 20's and early 30's, the lush melodies of The Legend Of Zelda's iconic soundtracks played by world renowned musicians will seamlessly mix video game culture and high culture. Fans will be taken on a journey from beautiful symphony halls to the plains of Hyrule and beyond.

Fans of Nintendo’s Legend of Zelda video game series should be on the lookout for the Symphony of the Goddesses tour coming next year.

This is the third installment of the multimedia symphony series entitled “Master Quest”. The epic, symphonic, experience will feature music and visuals from four of the most seminal games of the series including the immensely popular “Ocarina of Time”. Footage of the Nintendo 3DS remake of “Majora’s Mask” and the new Legend of Zelda Game will also be premiering on the tour’s run.

The average ticket price for the Symphony is $136.33. The tour starts off with a pair of performances at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, Tennessee on January 21st and 22nd. A month later on February 27th the tour hits Boston, Massachusetts with a show at Symphony Hall. On March 30th Symphony of the Goddesses will be at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto. On April 30th the tour returns to the states for a show in Atlanta, Georgia at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Fans in Texas can catch the tour on June 20th in Austin at the Long Center for the Performing Arts or they can wait until October 22nd where the Legend of Zelda tour will end its run in Houston at the Jones Hall for the Performing Arts. A list of North American dates only can be found below:
The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses North American Tour Dates 2015
1/21 - Nashville, Tennessee, Schermerhorn Symphony Center
1/22 - Nashville, Tennessee, Schermerhorn Symphony Center
1/30 - Honolulu, Hawaii Concert Hall
2/27 - Boston, Massachusetts, Symphony Hall
3/6 - Monterrey, Nuevo León, Arena Monterrey
3/8 - Mexico City, Arena Ciudad de México
3/20 - Toronto, Ontario, Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
4/30 - Atlanta, Georgia, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
5/20 - Edmonton, Alberta, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
5/22 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Queen Elizabeth Theatre
5/23 - Calgary, Alberta, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
5/30 - Montreal, Quebec, Place des Arts
6/20 - Austin, Texas, Long Center for the Performing Arts
10/22 - Houston, Texas, Jones Hall for the Performing Arts

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