Nobuo Uematsu, composer of music for the Final Fantasy series, now has his website available in English. Previously only available in Japanese, Uematsu's website featured a journal and even a streaming audio radio station. The English site features a Q&A section, a section for fan letters, general news, and Uematsu's diary from the months of November and October of 2003.
In additional to the localization of his website, information was released regarding Dear Friends; music from Final Fantasy, a concert to take place at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles on May 10, 2004. The Dear Friends concert will be in commemoration of Square Enix's participation in this year's E3. Only Uematsu's compositions that have been featured in the Final Fantasy series will be heard at the concert. The music will be performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Master Chorale. Ticket information is not available at this time, but this event will be quite memorable as it is the first Final Fantasy ochestral concert outside of Japan.