Nobuo Uematsu


Nobuo Uematsu, the renowned composer of the FINAL FANTASY series and numerous other game soundtracks, will hold his first Australian performance of the Nobuo Uematsu conTIKI SHOW on Sunday September 8th at the State Theatre.

The live performance will feature both a solo performance by Nobuo Uematsu himself and a live band performance by his band. His solo performance will feature music from Modulation – FINAL FANTASY Arrangement Album, a record he fully arranged and mixed himself for the first time, released on November 9, 2022. The band will play vocal songs from FINAL FANTASY series such as Suteki da ne and Melodies of Life. Additionally, there will be a reading of Story of Blic-0, an original work for which Uematsu wrote both the story and the music, performed overseas for the first time.

Don’t miss this exclusive one-night-only opportunity to witness Nobuo Uematsu’s brilliance live on stage and celebrate his extraordinary musical legacy.

Nobuo Uematsu (Keyboard)
xiao (Vocal)
Okamiya san (Guitars)
Chihiro Fujioka (Percussions)
Rie Tozuka (Reading)

About Nobuo Uematsu

Nobuo Uematsu is one of the most famous composers in the field of video games. He has achieved worldwide recognition for his work on the FINAL FANTASY series which has been performed by world-class orchestras around the world. Nobuo Uematsu has been recognized as a major contributor to the growing appreciation and awareness of video game music. A great example is the theme song for “FINAL FANTASY VIII,” “Eyes on Me,” composed and produced by him. Her song featured Hong Kong pop star Faye Wong and sold a record 400,000 copies. It also won “Song of the Year (Western Music)” at the 14th Annual Japan Gold Disc Awards in 1999, which was the first time in history that a video game’s music received this award. illustrious honor. The game series’ music gained so much notoriety that Nobuo Uematsu was named one of the “innovators” in Time Magazine’s “Time 100: the Next Wave Music.”

Recommended for Audience Aged 15+

Tickets on sale Thursday 27th June 2024, 11:00AM AEST



  • STANDARD: A Reserve: $139.00
  • STANDARD: B Reserve: $119.00
  • STANDARD: C Reserve: $89.00
  • CONCESSION: A Reserve: $129.00
  • CONCESSION: B Reserve: $109.00
  • CONCESSION: C Reserve: $79.00

Notes: Handling and other fees may apply. *Concession ticket holders require a valid ID.

Running Time:

  • 6:30PM - Front Doors
    7:00PM - Auditorium Doors
    7:30PM - FIRST SET
    8:20PM - Interval
    8:40PM - SECOND SET
    9:30PM - Approximate Finish

Notes: Running times are approximate and may change without notice

  • Sunday, Sep 8, 2024
  • 7.30pm
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