Joe Hisaishi’s concerts in the UK in 2020 [POSTPONED TO 2021]

UPDATE (24/6/21): Concerts on 6 and 7/8/2021 postponed by COVID to 5 and 6/8/2022 (read more)

UPDATE (3/8/22 & 8/9/23): Concerts on 5 and 6/8/2022 postponed due to Hisaishi’s illness to 21 and 22/9/2023 (read more) & (read more)


The SSE Arena Wembley has announced that it has been forced to postpone the concerts ‘Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert: Music from the Studio Ghibli Films of Hayao Miyazaki’ planned for September 2020 to 2021, due to the quarantines caused by the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Joe Hisaishi’s concerts in the UK in 2020 [POSTPONED TO 2021]


Those concerts, will finally be celebrated on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th, June 2021, and will be performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by maestro Joe Hisaishi -who will also play the piano- , having the voices of the Crouch End Festival Chorus.


Official announcement:

“Due to the pandemic we have decided to move our 2020 London shows to 2021.  I look forward to seeing you all to celebrate the music of Studio Ghibli next year!”


More information about these concerts: