Live music Aug 8 – Aug 9 • 199 yuan
Joe Hisaishi's compositions are appreciated by many music fans. He has composed many popular pieces for Takeshi Kitano's films and Hayao Miyazaki's animations. Similarities are easily found among many of them. The theme music of this concert – Summer, is the winner of the Outstanding Achievement in Music at the 2000 Japanese Academy Awards.
Pianist Tan Xiaotang is an active pianist. Born in 1979 in Beijing, he has given performances at many music festivals, and has been champion at the top piano contests in China, Japan and France. In 2008, he dedicated his passion for music by recording the piano part for the theme songs of the Beijing Olympics.
Program (Subject to change)
Part One - Piano Solo
ONE SUMMER'S DAY - from SPIRITED AWAY
HANA-BI - from HANA-BI
BALLADE - from BROTHER
FRIENDS and SUMMER- from THE WIND OF LIFE
Part Two - Piano and String
Part Three - Piano and String
City of Sky, Howl's Moving Castle, Kiki's Delivery Service, My Neighbor Totoro, and Takeshi Kitano's Kids Return