Isao Tomita×Hatsune Miku “SYMPHONY IHATOV” World Premier on Nov 23, 2012
This text is originally post on the press release by Tower Records Japan Inc.
Date and time in a document are all JST.
16 Nov 2012- TOKYO – Tower Records Japan Inc. (Representative President, Ikuo Minewaki) and DOMMUNE ELE-KING MOM/D/DAD PROCUCTIONS Co.LTD (Representative, Naohiro Ugawa) proudly announces that under their business alliance deal, a new cultural platform, – “TOWER RECORDOMMUNE SHIBUYA” (hereinafter referred to as “TRDS”), shall launch on Friday, November 23rd (, national holiday) enabling the stream broadcast of original programs and/or information on “SHIBUYA” pop culture, from the well-known Tower Records’ flagship store in Shibuya.
To celebrate the launch of this new form media, TRDS shall be broadcasting live from 15:15 on Friday, November 2012, the very day of the launch, the world first performance of “Billboard Classics presents Symphony Ihatov”by, – the heart-and-soul masterpiece of the worldwide known composer and synthesizer guru, Isao Tomita. A talk show with the appearance of the artist himself is also scheduled to be broadcast from 21:00 the same day.
Tomita who enters his eighties this year leads a full orchestra “Japan Philharmonic Orchestra” and a choir, bringing on a spectacular musical experience with this “Symphony Ihatov”, portraying the utopia that the well-known author, Kenji Miyazawa so famously dreamt of. Added to this, the joining of the topical virtual singer, Miku Hatsune as a soloist has drawn enough public attention to cause a stir on and off line globally, resulting in instant sold-outs of tickets of the performances.
Following the live streaming broadcast from TRDS of this historical performance, also scheduled is the live stream broadcast of the talk show “Perspective of Symphony Ihatov – Isao Tomita & Kenji Miyazawa & Miku Hatsune”. The show will be broadcast from 21:00 the same day, delivered from TOWER RECORODOMMUNE SHIBUYA STUDIO, the new studio opening at the basement of Tower Records’ Shibuya store.
Appearances will be made by Tomita himself, joined by Hiroyuki Ito, the president of Crypton Future Media that produced Miku Hatsune, as well as Motokazu Shinoda the synthesizer artist who will be performing on the stage, and the team will be looking back on their just-finished first performance, eventually progressing their talks to dig deeper into the whole picture of the masterpiece symphony.
【11.23 TOWER RECORODOMMUNE SHIBUYA Special Opening Program】
〇around 15:15〜 ISAO TOMITA feat. HATSUNE MIKU
Live stream broadcast of world first performance of “Symphony Ihatov” by Isao Tomita!!
feat. Miku Hatsune
Venue: Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall
Live stream provided by TOWER RECORDOMMUNE SHIBUYA
Live stream of “Symphony Ihatov”, the latest work of world-class composer, Isao Tomita, performed at Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall. Conducted by also globally famous Naoto Ootomo, leading a full scale orchestra and choir of 300 musicians, and joined live by Miku Hatsune.
To be delivered live as the Special Opening Program celebrating the start of TOWER RECORDOMMUNE SHIBUYA that officially launches on the day of the performance.
〇21:00-22:30 “Perspective of SYMPHONY IHATOV TOMITA×Miyazawa Kenji×Miku Hatsune”
Appearances by: Isao Tomita (Composer), Hiroyuki Ito (Representative Director at Crypton Future Media), Motokazu Shinoda (Synthesizer Artist), Toshimi Yotsumoto (Writer)
Moderator: Shinya Matsuyama
From 21:00 the same day, a talk show will be hosted inviting Isao Tomita who has just completed his first performance of his masterpiece with Miku Hatsune and Mr. Ito from Crypton, navigating and encouraging them to dig deeper into the whole picture of “Symphony Ihatov”!
Isao Tomita (Composer, Synthesizer/ Electronic Musician)
★BIOGRAPHY : http://on.fb.me/S7m0nY (Nippon Columbia International Digital Distribution)
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