Melody of Japan: Animation, Film and Classics with Mai Fujisawa

Mai Fujisawa

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Mai Fujisawa performs beloved songs from Studio Ghibli’s renowned films

Mai Fujisawa is a Japanese singer and lyricist born in Tokyo. She made her debut on screen at the age of 4, singing Nausicäa Requiem from her father Joe Hisaishi’s soundtrack to Studio Ghibli’s earliest film Nausicäa of the Valley of the Wind. In 2018, Mai Fujisawa was on tour with “Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert: Music from the Studio Ghibli Films of Hayao Miyazaki” as a solo vocalist, playing a key role in its successful productions in Paris, Melbourne and Silicon Valley.

In 2019, Mai will have the first and ever solo concert tour with piano accompaniment and the backing vocals in Australia. The performance includes prominent songs and OSTs, such as ‘Reprise’ from movie Spirited Away – one of Ghibli’s most popular films that took out Best Animated Feature in the 75th Academy Awards, ‘Ponyo’ from Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea and ‘Carrying You’ from Castle in The Sky. Mai Fujisawa’s heart-wrenching vocals are loved not only through Japan, but also around the world – they are natural, distinctive and beautiful.

Please note, this event does not feature projections of the films mentioned above.

Presented by Castiglione Arts & Culture

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Repertoire includes:

君をのせて(天空の城ラピュタ)
Carrying You from Castle in The Sky

王蟲との交流(風の谷のナウシカ) Interchange with Ohmu from Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

もののけ姫(もののけ姫)
Princess Mononoke Theme Song from Princess Mononoke

アシタカとサン(もののけ姫)
Ashitaka and San from Princess Mononoke

カチューシャの唄(中山晋平)
Katyusha’s Song

ひまわりの家のロンド
Rondo for Family of HIMAWARI from Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea

風の通り道(となりのトトロ)*インスト
The Path of Wind from My Neighbor Totoro

わたしの光
WATASHI NO HIKARI

いのちの名前(千と千尋の神隠し)
The Name of Life from Spirited Away

ふたたび(千と千尋の神隠し)
Reprise / Again from Spirited Away

Please note, repertoire is subject to change

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