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Studio Ghibli music composer Joe Hisaishi first concert in S’pore on Feb. 21 & 22, 2020

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Zhangxin Zheng | September 4, 02:29 am

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Studio Ghibli fans who are enamoured by Joe Hisaishi’s music, weep.

The 68-year-old Japanese composer-conductor will be having his first concert in Singapore on Feb. 21 and 22, 2020.

Hisaishi’s popular music scores include soundtracks for Studio Ghibli’s animations such as Spirited Away, Castle in the Sky, My Friend Totoro.

Image from Joe Hisaishi Facebook.

Concert with Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Hisaishi will conduct the Singapore Symphony Orchestra at the Esplanade Concert Hall for two nights.

The concert will start at 7.30pm and will last for approximately two hours.

Photo from SSO website.

Hisaishi will be leading the orchestra to perform three of his own compositions:

  1. The East Land Symphony
  2. Woman for piano and strings: Woman, Ponyo, and Les Aventuriers
  3. Spirited Away Suite

Ticketing

Those with SSO Friends Season Pass will be entitled to the priority sales which started on Sept. 1, 2019.

Tickets are available on Sistic, from S$98 to S$398.

The priority sales end on Sept. 20, 2019, at 11.59pm.

Public sales will begin online on Sept. 21, 2019, at 9am.

For those who wish to purchase through other channels, sales will start at 10am on Sept. 21, 2019.

Find out more here.

Top photo collage from SSO and Joe Hisaishi Facebook

About Zhangxin Zheng

Zhangxin’s favourite pastime is singing Mulan’s soundtrack in the mangrove forests. She hopes to perfect the art of napping in a hammock in the mangroves without being drowned by rising sea levels.

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