Kitaro’s new album Symphony Live in Istanbul will be released in Japan today. The album is also available as a 24-bit/96khz high-resolution digital audio here. Pre-ordered CDs will, according to Domo Music, be shipped today. The US release date is 9th September.
The album is recorded live at the Halic Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey over two evenings in March of 2014, The album features new musical material while also including eight of the acclaimed artist’s most requested and popular compositions.
“I am extremely grateful that my dream of performing in Istanbul finally came true. It was a once in a lifetime experience and in addition to my many experiences; I met a host of great people from Istanbul and the neighboring countries. As a remembrance of my amazing music caravan and as a tribute to those I encountered along the way, I recorded this musical experience and performance as a CD. It is my gift to in Istanbul and around the world, to experience and enjoy.” – Kitaro
The track Kokoro (Part II) can be heard here: