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Joe Hisaishi, born Mamoru Fujisawa on December 6, 1950, is a renowned Japanese composer and conductor celebrated for his emotionally evocative film scores and captivating orchestral works. Hisaishi is best known for his long-standing collaboration with iconic animator Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli, which has produced a multitude of unforgettable soundtracks. Hisaishi's unique style blends Western classical music, Japanese traditional sounds, and contemporary electronic elements, creating a distinctive musical identity that has resonated with audiences worldwide. His prolific career includes over 100 film scores, with notable works such as "My Neighbor Totoro" (1988), "Spirited Away" (2001), and "Howl's Moving Castle" (2004). In addition to his work with Studio Ghibli, Joe Hisaishi has composed scores for acclaimed directors like Takeshi Kitano and animated films such as "Ni no Kuni" (2019). Hisaishi's versatility is evident through his numerous albums and live performances, showcasing his talents as both a pianist and conductor. Throughout his career, Hisaishi has received numerous awards and honors, including the Japanese Academy Award for Best Music on multiple occasions. With his enchanting melodies and timeless compositions, Joe Hisaishi has solidified his place as a preeminent composer in the global film and music industries.

Upcoming Concerts

Dec. 27, 2023

HUB Nakanoshima Festival Hall
Osaka Prefecture - Japan

Jan. 12, 2024

Benaroya Hall
Seattle - United States

Jan. 13, 2024

Benaroya Hall
Seattle - United States

Jan. 14, 2024

Benaroya Hall
Seattle - United States

Feb. 9, 2024

The Symphony Hall
Osaka Prefecture - Japan

Feb. 16, 2024

Sumida Triphony Hall
Tokyo - Japan

Feb. 17, 2024

Sumida Triphony Hall
Tokyo - Japan

April 6, 2024

Paris La Défense Arena
Nanterre - France

April 7, 2024

Paris La Défense Arena
Nanterre - France

June 20, 2024

Roy Thomson Hall
Toronto - Canada

June 21, 2024

Roy Thomson Hall
Toronto - Canada

June 22, 2024

Roy Thomson Hall
Toronto - Canada

June 27, 2024

Symphonie Center
Chicago - United States

June 28, 2024

Symphonie Center
Chicago - United States

June 29, 2024

Symphonie Center
Chicago - United States

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