FINAL FANTASY 35th anniversary

New York, NY

07 Jan 2023

7:30 PM

Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

08 Jan 2023

2:00 PM

Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

The producers of Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY are proud to present a new orchestra concert experience: FINAL FANTASY 35th Anniversary Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY Coral. Specially curated by Nobuo Uematsu, the program is a monumental, retrospective celebration of the incredible FINAL FANTASY music catalogue. Conductor and GRAMMY-Award winner Arnie Roth leads an orchestra and chorus of 100 musicians on stage, with exclusive HD video direct from creators at Square Enix. Rounding out this incredible program, RIKKI, original vocalist of FINAL FANTASY X, will perform “Suteki da ne.”

We are pleased to announce that Yoko Shimomura, composer of FINAL FANTASY XV, will be in attendance for these concerts!

VIP Meet & Greet

VIP Meet & Greet tickets are available (until sold out) to all concert ticket holders. Purchase links were emailed to concert ticket holders.

Guests may only purchase the VIP Meet & Greet ticket that follows the specific performance they have purchased; those attending the January 7th concert can only purchase “VIP Jan 7” tickets, those attending the January 8th concert can only purchase the “VIP Jan 8” tickets.

When purchasing VIP Meet & Greet tickets, you will need to provide the name under which the concert tickets were purchased, along with your seat numbers, for verification purposes. Entrance to Carnegie Hall is not allowed without a valid concert ticket. Please note that if you purchase a ticket to this VIP event, but have not purchased a concert ticket, you will not be allowed to enter.

VIP Meet & Greet ticket holders will have the opportunity to meet conductor Arnie Roth, and guest vocalist RIKKI (original vocalist from FINAL FANTASY X), and Yoko Shimomura (composer of FINAL FANTASY XV).

Artists Performing



Distant Worlds Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus

Arnie Roth