Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY® with the Seattle Symphony

Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY® returns to Benaroya Hall, combining video and music to immerse the audience in the fantastical video game world of FINAL FANTASY®. This special concert will include a featured tribute to the original FINAL FANTASY VII, plus guests RIKKI, original vocalist of FINAL FANTASY X, in her Seattle premiere performance of “Suteki da ne” from FINAL FANTASY X, and Susan Calloway, original vocalist of FINAL FANTASY XIV. Don’t miss this jam-packed program celebrating the original FINAL FANTASY VII!


Dates and Tickets

  • 11 Sep (Wed) 2019 7:30PM
  • 12 Sep (Thu) 2019 7:30PM

Running time

1 hour, 47 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance


S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall


Arnie Roth


A classically trained violinist, conductor, composer, producer and GRAMMY Award-winning artist, Arnie Roth performs across a wide array of musical genres.

Susan Calloway


Susan is a recording artist, singer, songwriter, pianist, guitarist, producer, voice actress and writer. Her vocal work for FINAL FANTASY includes singing the theme song "Answers" for FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn and the theme song "Dragonsong" for FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward.



In 1975, RIKKI was born in Amami Island. She began to sing at 4 years old, and won the Grand Prix "Japan Folksong National Competition" at 15 years old, the youngest winner in its history. After high school, she moved to Tokyo to become a professional singer. RIKKI has released 7 original albums, 4 singles (including the theme song for FINAL FANTASY X) and 1 mini-album.

Seattle Pro Musica


Seattle Pro Musica is a critically acclaimed choral organization comprised of four performing ensembles. 

Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.