Joe Hisaishi - Japan's film music maestro
Are you a fan of Hayao Miyazaki's films and animations? If so, then you absolutely need to buy Joe Hisaishi concert tickets. Joe Hisaishi is a Japanese composer and musical director and has created over 100 film scores and also numerous albums. This is your chance to enjoy a musical feast of classical music, as Hisaishi is truly a master of his art. Joe Hisaishi concerts usually include the composer, not only playing the music from Miyazaki's films, but also his own, solo work. You can see the composer live, with his accompanying orchestra. Not sure where to buy Joe Hisaishi concert tickets? We'll tell you how, right here at StubHub!
Joe Hisaishi background
Joe Hisaishi was born Mamoru Fujisawa in Nakano, Japan and began playing violin at the tender age of five. After studying music composition at the Kintachi College of Music, Joe Hisaishi released his first album in 1981 - Mkwaju. 1983 marked Hisaishi's first film score and also his first collaboration with 'one of the greatest animation directors' Hayao Miyazaki on the film Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. Joe Hisaishi continued to write music outside of the world of film. However, it is his musical scores for movies that has won him so many admirers and accolades.
Some of Hisaishi's musical highlights include animation scores for My Neighbor Totoro (1988), and Princess Mononoke (1997). Joe Hisaishi also worked on the Academy Award (Oscar) winning movie Spirited Away and 2004's Howl's Moving Castle. Joe Hisaishi has not only worked with Hayao Miyazaki, he has also created numerous soundtracks for live-action director Takeshi Kitano. These include his work on Dolls and Outrage. As a result of his work throughout his career, Joe Hisaishi has won several awards including the prestigious Japanese Academy Award for Best Music an astonishing seven times (1992, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2000, 2009 and 2011). So, need more convincing? We thought not, buy Joe Hisaishi tickets today at StubHub.
Joe Hisaishi in concert
If you are looking to enjoy a musical feast, then you absolutely must attend a Joe Hisaishi concert. Hisaishi's roaming music, soaring strings and symphonic tributes to characters like Totoro, Princess Mononoke and the like, are a true treat to any music lover. With scenes from the composer's famous movies usually playing on a screen behind the orchestra, Joe Hisaishi has played in some of the world's great theatres and concert halls like Paris' Palais des Congrès and the world famous Nippon Budokan in Tokyo. Treat yourself to a night you won't forget, buy Joe Hisaishi tickets today.
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