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Hayao Miyazaki's Dreams by Mystery Ensemble. Concert at Oxford Town Hall

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18 – 50
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✨ А unique concert on February 8th will occur at 7.00 pm in a historic Oxford Town Hall. 

The Miyazaki Dreams concert is an immersion in the fabulous atmosphere of the films of the world-famous Japanese director and Oscar winner Hayao Miyazaki. Mystery Ensemble has collected magical music from his cartoons and compositions inspired by his creations.

The evening programme includes renowned works composed by ingenious Joe Hisaishi, including My Neighbor Totoro, the legendary movie Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle, Laputa: Castle in the Sky and others. The programme also includes works by other composers inspired by Miyazaki's artworks.

Musical themes will take viewers into famous anime stories' atmosphere and introduce brave heroines, magical creatures and characters inspired by Japanese folklore.

About the venue: 

Oxford Town Hall, a historic and iconic venue located in the heart of Oxford, is a testament to the city's rich heritage and cultural significance. This grand Victorian building, designed by the renowned architect Henry T. Hare, was officially opened in 1897. Its imposing neo-baroque architecture, featuring intricate stonework and a striking clock tower, has made it a cherished landmark in Oxford.

Over the years, Oxford Town Hall has served as a hub for various civic and cultural events. It has hosted countless concerts, ceremonies, conferences, and exhibitions, making it a versatile space for both community gatherings and prestigious occasions. The Main Hall, with its magnificent organ and opulent decor, stands as a symbol of the hall's historical grandeur. 

Duration: 60 minutes (doors will open 30 mins prior to the scheduled start time and late entry is not permitted)

Performers +

🎻 Mystery Ensemble

The mysterious fleur of the concert will be created by the unique connection between musicians with the surrounding of modern architecture. The very intimate atmosphere of the church will help the ensemble to transfer the audience into the cryptic world of her majesty’s the music.


Mystery Ensemble is a group of professional musicians performing unique programs on non-standard venues around UK.

Experience outstanding works from different eras, experimental music, tributes, and world soundtracks of films and series, as well as absolutely unique programs and immersive shows. All music presented in author's arrangements. With the possibility of independent choice of the program, unexpected locations, and flexibility of the format, our team of professional musicians is inspired to bring their favorite music to life.

Founded in 2021, our studio of contemporary music has grown rapidly, with over 40 shows in the UK in its first year of performing. Our founder, Almin Alexander, has devoted more than 12 years of his life to the music industry and the development of cultural initiatives around the world, working with many outstanding musicians and musical groups.

The ensemble's repertoire contains an incredible amount of music. Just look at some of the programs so dearly loved by our viewers: these are tribute concerts of such great composers as Ludovico Einaudi, Hans Zimmer, John Williams, Ólafur Arnalds, Joe Hisaishi, or the minimalists' John Cage and David Lang, along with At the same time, the ensemble performs popular soundtracks from sensational TV shows and movies: The Witcher, Wednesday, The Young Pope, Harry Potter, a variety of Disney and Pixar films, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit saga, Spencer, Star Wars and others. There is also the unique music of Enigma, Enya, combined with neoclassical music, or world rock hits, and tributes to the legendary Michael Jackson, Queen and the Beatles. For lovers of the classics, the ensemble collection contains music by W.A. Mozart, J.S. Bach, L.V. Beethoven, R. Wagner, I. Strauss, P.I. Tchaikovsky, S.V. Rachmaninov, and all key composers - classics. And much more. Every month the studio releases new programs and updates the existing repertoire.
For some projects, the team gathers as part of a chamber or small symphony orchestra.

Join us and experience the creative energy and passion that drives our team to bring music to life in unforgettable ways.

Programme +

One Summers day

The sixth Station 

Kiki’s delivery service 


The path of the wind

The legend of ashitaka 

Carrying you

Cat bus

Fujimoto’s theme


Crimson wings

Confessions in the moonlight 13. Howl’s moving castle 

The Road to the valley 


Merry go round of life 

*Please note that the programme is subject to changes

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Hayao Miyazaki's Dreams by Mystery Ensemble. Concert at Oxford Town Hall
£ 18 – 50