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Hayao Miyazaki's Dreams by Mystery Ensemble

at 19:30
18 – 35
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✨ А unique concert on November 3rd will take place at 7:30 pm in the 19th century church in the heart of Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. 

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.

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 architecture & lights. Lights installation over the vaults of the 19th-century church and stately pipe organ 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 the 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 +

Joe Hisaishi — Summer (from Kikujiro)
Joe Hisaishi — Kiki's Delivery Service (from Kiki's Delivery Service)
Joe Hisaishi — Path of The Wind Totoro (from My Neighbor Totoro)
Joe Hisaishi — One Summer Day (from Spirited Away)
Ikue Asazaki — Obokuri-Eeumi
Joe Hisaishi — Howl (from Howl’s Moving Castle)
John Cage — In a Landscape
Joe Hisaishi — Legend of Ashitaka (from Princess Mononoke)
Joe Hisaishi — Carrying You (from Laputa: Castle in the Sky)
Joe Hisaishi — Nausikaa (from Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind)
Joe Hisaishi — The Sixth Station Spirited Away (from Spirited Away)
Joe Hisaishi — Totoro (from My Neighbor Totoro)

*The programme may be subject to changes

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