- 23 Feb 2015 8:01 AM
The concert features much loved pieces of contemporary Japanese and European music, performed by exceptionally talented Japanese and Hungarian students of Liszt Academy. Jyo Hisaishi is a Japanese composer and musical director best known for his work with animator Hayao Miyazaki.
"Princess Mononoke" is a song composed for an animation film with the same title, while "Meguru Kisetsu [The Changing Seasons]" is an image song of Kiki's Delivery Service, and "Stand Alone" is a theme song of the Japanese public television’s special drama Saka no Ue no Kumo [Cloud Over the Slope] which was broadcast over three years from 2009 to 2011.
Senjyu Akira's piano concerto "Shukumei", which was used in the television adaptation entitled Castle of Sand of a novel by the famous Japanese author, Matsumoto Seichō, hallmarks the concert.
Sponsor: The Japan Foundation, Budapest
Tickets: Entry is free.
Venue: Solti Hall
Starts: 7 p.m.
Hisaishi Jyo: Princess Mononoke
Hisaishi Jyo: Majyo no takkyubin (Kiki's delivery service) – Meguru Kisetsu (Season over)
Hisaishi Jyo: Stand Alone
Yoshida Makiko (soprano) Hattori Shino (piano)
Weber: Andante e Rondo Ungarese, op,35
Yoshino Chiori (bassoon)
Liszt: Piano Concerto in E flat major
Morimoto Miho (piano)
Senjyu Akira: Piano Concerto 'Shukumei (Fate)
Mukeda Narihito (piano)
Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano in C major, Op. 56
Hanaoka Saki (violin), Hashimoto Atsushi (violoncello), Mukeda Narihito (piano)
Orchestra formed of Liszt Academy Students Conductor: Kanai Toshifumi
Source: Liszt Academy Budapest