Event Details

Fri, 23 Apr 2021


Victoria Concert Hall

The universally beloved music of Joe Hisaishi of Ghibli soundtrack fame joins in song with the most frequently performed tune in Japan: Beethoven’s musical message of fellowship, the Ode to Joy. Join us in this musical celebration of 55 years of friendship between Singapore and Japan.


  • ● Kong Xianlong, violin
  • ● Chikako Sasaki, violin
  • ● Wang Dandan, violia
  • ● Jamshid Saydikarimov, cello



KOMATSU Four Japanese Folk Songs, Suite No. 2

HISAISHI Merry-Go-Round of Life from Howl’s Moving Castle (arr. Mathers)

HISAISHI One Summer’s Day from Spirited Away (arr. White)

HISAISHI Summer from Kikujiro (arr. White)

BEETHOVEN String Quartet in D major, Op. 18 No. 3

BEETHOVEN Ode to Joy (arr. Chari) 



Approximately 1 hour
(with no Intermission)