On September 8th residents and guests of Zurich will immerse in the fabulous atmosphere of animated films by the outstanding Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki at the Simple Music Ensemble concert "Miyazaki Dreams".
Hayao Miyazaki is a Japanese animation director, screenwriter, producer, writer, winner of several Academy Awards. He has greatly influenced the world of animation, inspiring a whole generation of artists to work in this field and highlighting its limitless potential.
Miyazaki's first works are represented by the films "The White Snake Enchantress" by Okabe Kazuhiko and "The Snow Queen" by Lev Atamanov. Hayao deals with the themes of sincere feelings, humanism, family, pacifism, love of flying and flying machines. In Miyazaki's extraordinary animated worlds, the line between the real and the fantastic is almost blurred.
Joe Hisaishi is a Japanese composer and pianist, famous for his collaboration with director Hayao Miyazaki. Miyazaki and Hisaishi have created a large number of classic films together, such as "Gone with the Ghosts", "Howl's Moving Castle", "Princess Mononoke" and "The Wind is Getting Stronger". Although Miyazaki and Hisaishi work in different fields of art, their works mutually complement each other. Unique films, that fascinate viewers with their beauty and emotional depth, have appeared thanks to their cooperation.
On September 8th residents and guests of Zurich will embark on an amazing journey together with their favorite anime heroes at the Simple Music Ensemble World "Miyazaki Dreams" concert at the ZKO HAUS ZURICH. The artists of the chamber music studio will feature works from animated films by the outstanding Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki, who managed to conquer the hearts of adults and children all over the world. Among them: "Howl's Moving Castle", "Nausicaa from the Valley of the Winds", "Spirited Away", "My neighbor Totoro", "Castle in the Sky" and others.* Fabulous music in the author's arrangements of the SME studio will take listeners to a completely new level of perception, giving vivid impressions and leaving wonderful memories of the concert.
Simple Music Ensemble World is a chamber music studio that raises concerts on the world's best stages and unites professional musicians from different countries who sincerely love their work.
The team is multifaceted and is continuously developing, introducing new ideas, expanding the boundaries of their creative activity.