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Visitors to this year’s Mother of the Nation Festival at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates will be treated to the Middle East and Africa debut of Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions, an astounding musical adventure which has been performed to sell-out audiences across the world. Tickets to the festival cost AED20 per adult, while children aged five and under are admitted for free. Tickets do not give visitors an assigned seat like normal Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Concert events. Details of this concert has been added to our Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions page.

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Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions slated for regional premiere at Mother of the Nation Festival

TCA Abu Dhabi, The Pokémon Company International and Princeton Entertainment present the official Pokémon live orchestral concert
Exclusive Main Stage festival performance for show’s debut UAE performance


22 March 2017 – Abu Dhabi, UAE: Visitors to this year’s Mother of the Nation Festival on Abu Dhabi Corniche will be treated to the Middle East and Africa debut of Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions, an astounding musical adventure which has been performed to sellout audiences across the world.

Featuring a live orchestra comprising more than fifty talented members, Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions is a signature one-off event that will be performed exclusively on the Main Stage of the festival on Friday 31 March from 7:10pm to 8pm, and has been lauded by fans at concerts in North and South America, Europe and Australasia.

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions is a spellbinding multimedia experience that will guide the audience through a spectacular showcase of memorable music from over 20 years of history for one of the most recognisable video game franchises in the world.

Commenting on inviting the musical and visual spectacular to Abu Dhabi, Mubarak Al Shamisi, Director, Abu Dhabi Events Bureau said: “Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular and recognisable entertainment properties in the world. As a tribute to the importance of memories forged during childhood, this performance will be part of the Mother of the Nation festival’s extensive programme of events that reflect and uphold the essence of happiness, progress and the inspirational values of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima, and will provide entertainment for families and visitors of all backgrounds.”

The live concert which presents orchestral renditions of music accompanied by visuals from the Pokémon games, will serve up nostalgic passion for the international franchise that has captivated the imaginations of young children and fans for decades.

“Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions is a spectacular showcase of the memorable music that has been a hallmark of the Pokémon franchise for nearly 20 years,” said J.C. Smith, director of Consumer Marketing at The Pokémon Company International. “The concert series serves as a thank you to fans and an invitation to share our passion for Pokémon by reliving some of our fondest memories with the brand. We look forward to seeing fans of all ages enjoying this very special Pokémon orchestral event together.”

The mesmerising live orchestral concert will be performed on the Main Stage during the second edition of the Mother of the Nation Festival on Friday 31 March.

Source: http://www.motn.ae/en/media/press-releases/ and http://www.motn.ae/media/1911/pr-2017-03-22-en.zip

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions has announced a new stop on their tour, this time in Paris, France for two shows on Saturday, October 8th, 2016 at 8:00PM and Sunday, October 9th, 2016 at 2:00PM at Le Grand Rex. Ticket prices range form 49,00 € to 139,00 € depending on the seat.

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Press Release

Overlook Events présente Une production Princeton Entertainment

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Embarquez pour un voyage musical et épique !

Imaginé et créé pour un orchestre complet, Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions offre aux fans et aux nouveaux venus de tous âges la chance de vivre l’évolution de la série Pokémon comme jamais auparavant !

Retrouvez vos amis pour attraper, battre et échanger les Pokémon de vos jeux favoris, et découvrez des arrangements orchestraux totalement inédits, synchronisés avec une projection sur écran des jeux Pokémon récents et classiques :

Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue
Pokémon Yellow
Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver
Pokémon Crystal
Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire
Pokémon Emerald
Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl
Pokémon Platinum
Pokémon Black and Pokémon White
Pokémon X and Pokémon Y

« Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions est un show spectaculaire des plus célèbres musiques de la franchise Pokémon depuis 20 ans. Le concert est une forme de remerciement pour les fans et une invitation à partager notre passion pour Pokémon en faisait revivre les meilleurs moments vécus avec la série. Nous attendons les fans de tous âges à venir savourer ensemble cet évènement orchestral Pokémon. » J.C. Smith, Pokémon Company International

En présence de la chef d’orchestre Susie Benchasil Seiter, du compositeur et arrangeur Chad Seiter et du directeur artistique et producteur Jeron Moore, interprété par le Sinfonia Pop Orchestra.

« Les fans de la première heure vont adorer revoir leurs souvenirs d’enfance joués juste devant eux. » – Game Music Online

« C’est quelque chose de purement magique que vous devez absolument expérimenter par vous-même ! » – Hardcore Gamer

Sources: http://grandrex.fnacspectacles.com and http://www.pokemonsymphony.com

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions will have its first tour location in Europe. It will take place in London, England on December 20th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at the Eventim Apollo. Our tour locations page for Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions has been updated with all the latest locations.


Press Release

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions, the official live event celebrating the world-renowned video game, will receive its European Premiere on Sunday 20th December at the Eventim Apollo Hammersmith in London, following sold-out performances across North America.

With Susie Benchasil Seiter conducting the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra in London, Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions combines a full orchestra and large-screen video projections to bring to life newly expanded musical themes and visual material directly inspired by the game.

Officially endorsed by The Pokémon Company International and produced by Princeton Entertainment, Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions features music composed by Chad Seiter (based on the game themes composed by Junichi Masuda) and animation conceptualized and directed by Jeron Moore, the same team behind The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses.

Performances of Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions create an opportunity for fans, old and new, to catch, battle and trade Pokémon from their favourite games; cosplay, and the opportunity to meet Susie, Chad, and Jeron during the after show poster signing.

Sources: http://www.eventim.co.uk/tickets.html?fun=evdetail&doc=evdetailb&key=1487548$6418135 and https://twitter.com/pokemonsymphony/status/644179368835723265

The Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions concert which was scheduled for May 1st, 2015 has now been rescheduled to July 1st, 2015. A notice was added to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra website to inform ticket holders that the concert was rescheduled due to the 2015 Baltimore riots which have a Mandatory curfew in effective from April 28th, 2015 until May 5th, 2015 from 10pm to 5am.

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"We regret to inform you that given the mandatory curfew and current safety concerns in Baltimore City we are postponing our performance of Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions scheduled for Friday, May 1st at 8pm. This performance will now take place on Wednesday, July 1st at 7:30pm. All tickets for the May 1st performance will be honored on the rescheduled date. If you have questions regarding this postponement or cannot attend on the rescheduled date, please contact the BSO Ticket Office by phone at 410-783-8000 or by e-mail at bsomusic.org/contactus."

https://www.bsomusic.org/calendar/events/2014-2015-events/pok%C3%A9mon-symphonic-evolutions

The official Pokémon website has announced 30 new tour locations and it has expanded to Canada, Mexico and Australia with a European tour to be announced for 2016. Our Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions page has been updated with the newest tour locations

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Newest Tour Locations

Date City Venue
June 6th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. New York, NY Theater at Madison Square Garden
June 12th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
June 13th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Cleveland, OH Blossom Music Center
June 14th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Buffalo, NY Shea's Performing Arts Center
June 19th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theater
June 20th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre
July 9th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. San Diego, CA Copley Symphony Hall - Embarcadero Marina Park South
July 11th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Los Angeles, CA Greek Theater
July 12th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. San Jose, CA City National Civic
July 18th, 2015 at 8:30 p.m. Vienna, VA Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
July 22nd, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Vancouver, BC The Orpheum
July 25th, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. Houston, TX Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts
July 26th, 2015 at 2:30 p.m Houston, TX Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts
August 20th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
August 22nd, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Boston, MA Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
August 28th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Toronto, ON Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
August 30th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Montreal, QB Place Des Arts
September 11th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
September 12th, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. Indianapolis, IN Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
September 15th, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. Seattle, WA Benaroya Hall
September 17th, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. Portland, OR Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
September 23rd, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Mexico City, Mexico Auditorio Nacional
September 25th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Monterrey, Mexico Monterrey Arena
November 20th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Sydney, NSW, Australia Sydney Opera House
November 21st, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Sydney, NSW, Australia Sydney Opera House
December 3rd, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall
December 4th, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Orlando, FL Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
January 24th, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. Pittsburgh, PA Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts
February 5th, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. Grand Rapids, MI DeVos Performance Hall

Press Release - Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Concert Tour

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions is becoming the must-see video game concert of the year, giving Pokémon fans of all ages the chance to experience live, beautiful music of the Pokémon franchise. All-new orchestral arrangements and carefully timed visuals draw from recent and classic Pokémon video games. A European tour is scheduled for spring 2016, with additional venue and location details coming soon.

Tickets for all Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions performances go on sale on Saturday, March 28, 2015. But, loyal Pokémon fans have the opportunity to purchase tickets one day before the general public! Just use the presale code MELOETTA to purchase tickets on Friday, March 27, 2015.

Source: http://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-symphony/

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