Joe Hisaishi Announces New Live Dates

At London’s Royal Albert Hall

With Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - 23 & 24 November



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Globally renowned award winning composer, musical director, conductor and pianist, Joe Hisaishi*, today announces that he’s bringing his highly anticipated ‘Joe Hisaishi – Hisaishi Symphonic’ live show to London’s Royal Albert Hall, where he’ll be conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, across two spectacular dates this autumn, on 23 & 24 November.

Since the 1980s, Joe Hisaishi, has received world-wide acclaim as one of the industry’s most prolific film music composers, working closely with anime director, Hayao Miyazaki, for whom he composed ten film scores, including Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, My Neighbour Totoro, Princess Mononoke and The Wind Rises. Now, for 2024, Hisaishi creates a thrilling musical treat for British audiences, as he realises his film score of the Princess Mononoke Suite in the live format, in the majestic atmosphere of London’s Royal Albert Hall. As part of the performance, Hisaishi and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will also perform Britten 4 Sea Interludes and Symphony Number 2.

An unparalleled night of breath-taking live music, brought to life by Joe Hishaishi in one of London’s most prestigious venues – a sheer delight not to be missed.


Joe Hisaishi was born in Nagano, Japan. His career as a solo artist began with the release of his first album Information in 1982, and has since released nearly 40 solo albums. From the early 1980s, Joe Hisaishi made a name for himself as a film music composer, working closely with anime director Hayao Miyazaki, for whom he composed ten film scores. He also gained international fame through his music for the films by Takeshi Kitano, and overall, was involved in the award-winning music production of over 80 films worldwide. Hisaishi received the Japanese Academy Award for Best Music seven times.
Joe Hisaishi is also in demand as a pianist and orchestra conductor. In July 2004, he took on the position of Principal Music Director of the New Japan Philharmonic World Dream Orchestra. Hisaishi has worked with a variety of artists including Philip Glass, David Lang and Mischa Maisky, as well as with notable orchestras such as the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and London Symphony Orchestra. He is Visiting Professor at Kunitachi College of Music, Composer in Residence with the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, and Principal Guest Conductor with the Japan Century Orchestra. In 2009 he was awarded the Medal of Honor with the Purple Ribbon, an award of merit from the Japanese government. His unique contribution to contemporary music and his continued creativity in musical pursuits are highly valued around the world.

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February 7, 2024 7:50am ET by The PR Stable  

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