If you’re a fan of anime and the wonder of films by Studio Ghibli, then you can’t pass up on this enchanting evening experience featuring some of the most popular anime songs ever recorded. On the night of this wondrous Candlelight performance at Wesley Uniting Church, you’ll be Spirited Away with hundreds of candles and the music of Joe Hisaishi—the man behind all but one of Hayao Miyazaki’s animated films—will soar through the air.
The show blends the fantastic worlds created at Studio Ghibli with the gorgeous sounds of Dolce Ensembles to create a realm of magic and tranquility.
Prepare to unwind for 65 minutes enveloped by the spellbinding and dreamy atmosphere created by all of the candles and the music of cherished films including Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away and My Neighbour Totoro.
Anime’s greatest storyteller used the genius of Joe Hisaishi to evoke even more feeling and meaning from the stories told and your favourite scenes will burn bright in your memory as the music resounds inside Wesley Uniting Church. It’ll be like a Whisper Of The Heart listening to the sounds of a string quartet as light flickers all around.
The Best of Joe Hisaishi is a not-to-miss experience for anime fans. Really, it’s an experience like no other and promises to be unbeatable, presenting the most enchanting sounds from Japanese animation and eight-time winner of the Japanese Academy Award for Best Music.
Candlelight Orchestra: Best of Joe Hisaishi and More
To ensure public safety, all Candlelight concerts are lit up with flameless candles.