Concert Genshin Impact
At the request of miHoYo - producer of the world's most popular video game 'Genshin Impact' - Dirk Brossé and Symfonieorkest Vlaanderen recorded the digital birthday concert 'Melodies of an Endless Journey' with highlights from the soundtrack of Genshin Impact. The concert was announced on 26 August at the international Gamescom convention and will be available online to more than 40 million fans from 3 October 2021 at 16:40 CET.
Anniversary concert ‘Melodies of an Endless Journey’
On the occasion of the first anniversary of Genshin Impact, miHoYo is organising a birthday concert with highlights from the original soundtrack. The internationally renowned conductor Dirk Brossé and the Symfonieorkest Vlaanderen will be responsible for the orchestral performance.
The concert was recorded in mid-July 2021 at the Salle Philharmonique in Liège and will be released online on 3 October 2021 via the official Genshin Impact YouTube channel. The recording was made in the presence of the composer and was produced by the Belgian company MotorMusic.
Successful cooperation with global appeal
"When Maestro Dirk Brossé and Flanders Symphony Orchestra first played the Mondstadt theme, we immediately knew we got the ideal team to recreate some of the most memorable moments in the game for fans and players."
- Mihoyo, producer Genshin Impact
"Thanks to my friendship with the Chinese composer Yu-Peng Chen, I was able to bring this prestigious project to Belgium. Symfonieorkest Vlaanderen and MotorMusic were the ideal partners to translate this dream project to a successful reality. A wonderful result to share with 40 million fans."
- Dirk Brossé, conductor
"What an honour to take part in this magnificent concert under the direction of Dirk Brossé. It opens the door to a new global audience that will get to the symphonic orchestra thanks to this project. This hungers for more!
- Frederik Styns, intendant Symfonieorkest Vlaanderen
On 26 August, miHoYo shared a first teaser of its anniversary concert 'Melodies of an Endless Journey' with its fans. After 24 hours, the teaser was already viewed more than 350,000 times and liked more than 35,000 times.
Genshin Impact and soundtrack by Yu-Peng Chen
Genshin Impact is an action role-playing game developed by Chinese developer miHoYo. The game was published in September 2020 and is available on Microsoft Windows, Playstation 4, Android, iOS and Playstation 5. Since its release in September 2020, Genshin Impact has become one of the world's most popular video games with over 40 million players estimated.
Genshin Impact is internationally acclaimed for its original soundtrack by composer Yu-Peng Chen. The music was initially recorded by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2020, the soundtrack won prizes at the 2020 Annual Game Music Awards.