Ubisoft Plans ‘Immersive’ ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Music Concerts for Series 15th Anniversary
To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Assassin’s Creed franchise, Ubisoft is launching a series of “immersive concerts” in 2022, focusing on the series’ soundtracks.
Created in collaboration with Overlook Events, the Assassin’s Creed Symphonic Adventure events will kick off in Paris, France on October 29, 2022, before going on a world tour throughout 2023. The first date is particularly prestigious, not only marking Assassin’s Creed’s 15th anniversary but also 90th anniversary of the emblematic place of the Grand Rex where it will be held.
Overlook Events says the Symphonic Adventure The concerts will feature “a full orchestra and choir in a unique and immersive concert experience that spans the musical journey of Assassin’s Creed from its ancient origins to the Animus sets of today.
The narration of the games will be “at the heart of the musical experience”, with an audience able to “follow each game with its individual musical identity”. The immersive aspect comes in the form of “video, lights and special sound effects”, including “video montages on the screen, perfectly synchronized with the orchestra, the choir and the soloists”.
“Music has always played a central role in Assassin’s Creed experience and I am thrilled to join Overlook Events’ Symphonic Adventures concert to celebrate the music, mythology and rich stories of the Assassin’s Creed series, ”said Jesper Kyd, key composer of the original games, via a statement. “I hope you join us on this exciting new concert production tour in 2022 and beyond.”
The official event website reveals that the performance will be split into four parts over two acts, with music from the very first game, released in 2007, through to the most recent entry, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. He also teases a “surprise” for the last issue of the evening.
Dates for the rest of the World Tour have yet to be determined, but tickets for the opening show in Paris will go on sale from 5:00 p.m. BST today, December 21.
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