Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert: Music from the Studio Ghibli Films of Hayao Miyazaki at Carnegie Hall
Music from the Studio Ghibli Films of Hayao Miyazaki celebrates the partnership between composer Joe Hisaishi and filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki (Academy Award Winner, Best Animated Feature Film 2002, SPIRITED AWAY). In this new Carnegie Hall concert production, Joe Hisaishi’s scores — including those from PRINCESS MONONOKE, MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO, and SPIRITED AWAY — are performed with full orchestra and choir and conducted by Hisaishi himself. The music accompanies montages from Miyazaki’s films, bringing the timeless work of Hisaishi and Miyazaki to vivid new life.
Presented by Willow Arts (Shanghai) and Columbia Artists
Carnegie Hall Box Office at 57th and Seventh in Manhattan
Friday, November 2, 2018 8 PM Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Saturday, November 3, 2018 6 PM Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Joe Hisaishi, Conductor and Piano
Hollywood Film Music Orchestra and Choirs
Additional artists to be announced
NAUSICAÄ OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND (風の谷のナウシカ, Kaze no Tani no Naushika, 1984)
KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE (魔女の宅急便, Majo no Takkyuubin, 1989)
PRINCESS MONONOKE (もののけ姫, Mononoke Hime, 1997)
THE WIND RISES (風立ちぬ, Kaze Tachinu, 2013)
PONYO ON THE CLIFF BY THE SEA (崖の上のポニョ, Gake no Ue no Ponyo, 2008)
CASTLE IN THE SKY (天空の城ラピュタ Tenkuu no Shiro Rapyuta, 1986)
PORCO ROSSO (紅の豚, Kurenai no Buta, 1992)
HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE (ハウルの動く城, Hauru no Ugoku Shiro, 2004)
SPIRITED AWAY (千と千尋の神隠し, Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi, 2001)
MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO (となりのトトロ, Tonari no Totoro, 1988)
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About Carnegie Hall
Carnegie Hall’s mission is to present extraordinary music and musicians on the three stages of this legendary hall, to bring the transformative power of music to the widest possible audience, to provide visionary education programs, and to foster the future of music through the cultivation of new works, artists, and audiences.
GKIDS is a producer and distributor of award-winning feature animation for both adult and family audiences. Since 2010, the company has scored an astounding nine Best Animated Feature Oscar nominations — including THE SECRET OF KELLS, A CAT IN PARIS, THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA and BOY AND THE WORLD. GKIDS also handles North American theatrical distribution for Oscar winner Hayao Miyazaki’s famed Studio Ghibli library of films, one of the world’s most coveted animation collections with titles “Spirited Away,” “My Neighbor Totoro,” “Princess Mononoke” and others. GKIDS founder and CEO Eric Beckman is also co-founder of New York International Children’s Film Festival, an Oscar-qualifying event and North America’s largest film festival for children and teens.
About Studio Ghibli
Studio Ghibli was founded in 1985 by animation directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata and is one of the most successful and well-respected animation studios in the world. Cultivating a creative force of talented directors, animators, and storytellers under the revered brilliance of Miyazaki and Takahata, Studio Ghibli’s films have been praised for their originality, dazzling animation, and epic storytelling. The films have become a beloved part of Japanese popular culture, and have garnered worldwide acclaim from audiences and critics alike. Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature of 2002 and in 2005 Miyazaki was named one of “the most influential people” by Time Magazine.