Final Fantasy VI's Iconic Opera Scene Gets A Beautiful Music Video

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Nobuo Uemastsu is one of the greatest music composers of our time, our "Modern-Day Mozart", best known for his brilliant works on Square Enix's Final Fantasy series. Uematsu's music helped create one of the series' most epic moments: the opera scene in Final Fantasy VI, where Celes impersonates the great opera singer Maria so that she can attract the attention of Maria’s paramour, Setzer.

Video Games Live composer Jillian Aversa and cellist Tina Guo collaborate to create a music video tribute to that unforgettable scene. Aversa and her husband, Andrew Aversa (a.k.a. Zircon) originally created the arrangement for Overclocked Remix's Balance & Ruin tribute album, but was expanded for performance in Video Games Live. Watch the music video for "Aria di Mezzo Carattere" here: