New York-based Orchestra Celebrates Classic Anime

PRESS RELEASE: One of Japan’s most beloved animated television shows will be brought to life by a chamber music ensemble. iconiQ The Soundtrack Orchestra presents Sailor Moon Symphony: SeraSymphony Live!, an orchestral concert featuring the score from the popular 1992 anime Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon at 8pm Friday, Oct. 10, at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music in Manhattan.

Originally conceived as a celebration of the show’s 20th anniversary, the fan-made arrangement restructures themes and background music from all five seasons of the show into a five-movement symphony, complete with a concerto performed by violinist Christina Bouey and composer-pianist Yasuhiko Fukuoka. Artistic Director and arranger Bobbie Lee Crow III promises performances of favorites such as “Moonlight Legend” and “Sailor Star Song.”

The concert will be held in Mary Flagler Cary Hall inside The DiMenna Center for Classical Music at 450 West 37th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues. Tickets are $20.00 at the door. Discounted tickets are available online at http://serasymphony.peatix.com. Space is limited.

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