NEW YORK, NY – March 22, 2017 –SERASYMPHONY: Sailor Moon Symphony, the orchestral tribute to Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon celebrates the release of its second album “Half Moon” and the 25th anniversary of the series with a special concert on Saturday, July 22, 8pm at the Aratani Theatre in Los Angeles.The symphonic pop concert will feature popular songs from the 25-year musical canon of Naoko Takeuchi‘s signature magical girl series including “Maboroshi no Ginzuishou~SILVER CRYSTAL,” “La Soldier” (from the Sailor Moon musicals), “Kirari Sailor Dream!” (from the live-action series), “Eternal Eternity” (from Sailor Moon Crystal), and never-before-released music from the 1995 DiC dub as featured on “Half Moon.” Anime, cartoon, and video game chamber ensemble iconiQ The Soundtrack Orchestra will perform the music with special guests.
An exclusive pre-concert “meet and greet” session will reunite several members of the music team behind the original 1995 DiC Entertainment dub including composers Michael Benghiat and John Miyagi Author (“My Only Love,” “Oh Starry Night,” “The Power of Love”), and the original singing voice of Sailor Moon Jennifer Cihi (“Carry On,” “My Only Love”), among others. Ms. Cihi will also perform live with the orchestra.
SERASYMPHONY “Half Moon” concert will be performed at the Aratani Theatre located at 244 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 on Saturday, July 22 at 8pm. Tickets start at $30. Limited VIP tickets are available and include access to the 6:30pm pre-concert meet & greet session, 1 copy of “Half Moon” per order, and entry into raffle to conduct the encore. Tickets can be purchased online at www.serasymphony.com/la-tickets .
ABOUT HALF MOON: “SERASYMPHONY II: Half Moon” is the second album from SERASYMPHONY, the orchestral tribute project to Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon. The 7-track release features the opening theme “Moonlight Legend,” English-language image songs “My Only Love” and “The Power of Love,” and never-before-released background cues by Bob Summers from the 1995 DiC Entertainment dub. It is available for digital download on Amazon Music, Google Play, and iTunes Music Store. www.serasymphony.com/halfmoon
ABOUT SERASYMPHONY: Debuting in 2013, SERASYMPHONY: Sailor Moon Symphony is a live orchestral concert featuring music and songs from the 25-year musical canon of Sailor Moon. The project has been performed in Los Angeles, New York, and soon in Canada, and has released 2 albums and 3 digital singles. Jennifer Cihi starred in the 2015 Los Angeles premiere and subsequent 2016 New York homecoming performance. www.serasymphony.com
ABOUT ICONIQ THE SOUNDTRACK ORCHESTRA: iconiQ The Soundtrack Orchestra is a not-for-profit musical organization dedicated to preserving, appreciating, disseminating, and promoting the performance and study of music written for animated films and programs, cartoons, anime, and video games in New York and its surrounding communities. Since 2014, the chamber ensemble has paid tribute to several popular series and performed alongside industry professionals such as rapper LOTUS JUICE and composer Taku Iwasaki. www.iconiquestra.org
SERASYMPHONY: Sailor Moon Symphony ~ Half Moon in Concert
Presenter: iconiQ The Soundtrack Orchestra
Venue: The Aratani Theatre
Address: 244 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Start Time: 8pm
VIP Meet and Greet: 6:30pm
Ticket Price: $30-45
Buy Ticket Link: http://www.serasymphony.com/la-tickets
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