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Famed Japanese Studio Ghibli Composer, Joe Hisaishi Is Set To Return To Carnegie Hall

The talented and famed pianist is well known for composing amazing pieces.

Iconic Japanese composer and musical director Joe Hisaishi will be returning to New York City’s Carnegie Hall this September.

The talented and famed pianist is well known for composing gripping emotional pieces. Hisaishi has had a strong relationship with beloved anime director and animator, Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli, composing the scores for all his movies save for one. Hisaishi’s work has been used in video games, live-action films/dramas, and of course performed in symphonies around the world.

Joe Hisaishi

Japanese composer-conductor Joe Hisaishi returns to Carnegie Hall in a performance of three of his orchestral pieces. The first half features the US Premiere of The East Land Symphony (2016). The second half includes the US premiere of the newly arranged Spirited Away Suite as well as mládí for piano and strings, which is comprised of three pieces Hisaishi composed for Kitano Takeshi’s films Kikujijro’s SummerHana-bi, and Kid’s Return.

Carnegie Hall

Performers:

  • Joe Hisaishi, Conductor and Piano
  • American Symphony Orchestra
  • Guest Artist: Anna Christy, Soprano
  • With additional artists to be announced

The Program will feature Joe Hisaishi’s Various Orchestral Pieces:

  • The East Land Symphony
  • Summer
  • HANA-BI
  • Kid’s Return
  • Spirited Away Suite

Joe Hisaishi in Concert will be held Friday, September 27, 2019, at the Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. Tickets are available now!

And hey! Do you like anime?

Well…

Anime NYC powered by Crunchyroll will be held at New York’s Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan on November 15-17. Check out the official site to grab your ticket, learn more about exhibitors & attending guests, and what awaits you at Anime NYC!

And stay tuned to Nerdier Tides as we get you ready for it!

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