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Kingdom Hearts Orchestra -World Tour- First Look

Kingdom Hearts Orchestra World Tour - Gamers Heroes
The world of Kingdom Hearts has spanned numerous games and has garnered itself countless fans. Now on tour for the second year, the Kingdom Hearts Orchestra -World Tour- is now traveling around the world, providing a fresh take on old classics. Gamers Heroes got a chance to go to the inaugural show at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, and is here to provide a first look at this worldwide phenomenon.

Led by Yoko Shimomura, Kingdom Hearts Orchestra -World Tour- captures the music from all entries of the series. From Traverse Town to Daybreak Town, any song you can think of is recreated by a live orchestra made up of dozens of singers, piano players, and stringed instruments. Medlies for each of the characters, areas, and even bosses were also performed. Every title is covered, including Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance and Kingdom Hearts Union χ. As a very special treat, a special track from Kingdom Hearts III was also performed.

The City of Angels Community Choir made a special appearance, along with Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuya Nomura. Accompanying the orchestra is footage of each game, broadcast on a big screen for all to enjoy.

Those looking to take the experience home can purchase a number of different pieces of merchandise at the show. CDs, concert programs, t-shirts, and even a chief conductor keyblade are all available for purchase.

You can learn more about the upcoming tour dates here. Fans can also follow the tour and RSVP for dates they would like to go to on the Facebook page here.

A press ticket was provided for the Los Angeles show by PR.

Casey Scheld

Casey Scheld has more than 15 years of experience in the gaming industry as a community manager, social media director, event specialist, and (of course) gaming editor. He has previously worked with gaming start-ups like Raptr, publishers like Konami, and roller derby girls at PAX West (check out Jam City Rollergirls)! Gamers Heroes is a passion project for him, giving him a chance to tap into the underground side of gaming. He is all too eager to give these lesser-known heroes of the indie space the attention they so rightly deserve, seeking out the next gem and sharing it with the world. Previously making appearances at events like CES, GDC, and (the late) E3, he is all too happy to seek out the next big thing. For those that want to talk shop, send over a tip, or get an easy win in a fighting game of their choosing, be sure to check out his social media channels below.

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