Tales of Orchestra Concert 2017 ft. Tales of Zestiria the X: Report + CD Announcement

Here's what happened at the Tales of Orchestra 2017 Concert feat. Tales of Zestiria: the X in Tokyo, Japan.

Report & pictures c/o Shinichi Yamoto from 4Gamer.net

Today was the 2017 show of Tales of Orchestra, and this year's show focused on music from Tales of Zestiria: The X. The event featured performances by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Hirofumi Kurita with Nami Nakagawa performing vocals, as well as piano solos by Motoi Sakuraba and Go Shiina and anime theme songs performed by fhána and Minami. The theme of the concert was a retrospective on the story of Sorey and friends, MCed by Noriko Shitaya, the voice of Lailah.

Full set list:

  • Sorey's Theme -Shepherd-
  • Legend of the Shepherd
    • From Episode 1: Capital of Seraphim
  • The Sacred Blade Festival
    • From Episode 3: The Sacred Blade Festival
  • Dawn of Chaos
    • From Episode 5: Dawn of Chaos & Episode 6: Velvet Crowe
    • Performed by Motoi Sakuraba on piano
  • Theme of Velvet
    • From Episode 5: Dawn of Chaos & Episode 6: Velvet Crowe
  • Illuminate
    • Season 2 opening theme
    • Performed by fhána
  • calling
    • Season 1 ending theme
    • Performed by Minami
  • Song of the Wind
    • Season 1 opening theme
    • Choir arrangement*
  • Rising Up
    • From Episode 20: Purification
  • Two Brought Together By Wind
    • From Episode 23: Be Like The Wind
  • Journey's End
    • From Episode 25: The Legend
    • Performed by Go Shiina on piano


  • Zaveid the Wanderer
    • From Episode 8: Rayfalke Spiritcrest
  • White Light
    • Tales of Zestiria game theme song
  • Innosense
    • Season 2 ending theme
  • Tales of Zestiria: The X Ending
    • From Episode 25: The Legend

* The vocals of the "choir arrangement" of the first season opening were actually performed by the 5000-person audience in the concert hall, accompanied by the orchestra. Their singing was recorded live for the CD.

The Tales of Orchestra Concert 2017 feat. Tales of Zestiria: The X concert album CD will go on sale January 31st, 2018, for ¥3200. You can now pre-order the CD at CDJapan.

A limited time Orchestra cafe event will be held in the Akihabara Kotobukiya from February 3rd to 11th.

The X-themed dual chain crystal necklace can be pre-ordered for a limited time for ¥13000 at Bandai-Namco's online shop. Orders are open until December 19th.

Tales of Zestiria the X
Tales of Zestiria the XThe Tales of Zestiria the X anime (read as “the Cross”) is a TV series adaptation of Tales of Zestiria that was first announced during Tales of Festival 2015 as the “Tales of 20th Anniversary Animation”. The animation is done by ufotable. The first season aired during Summer 2016, with a second season confirmed for 2017. Its tagline is “The Journeys of the Shepherd go beyond Zestiria,” and shows hints of connections with Tales of Berseria

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