• Candlelight: The Best of Joe Hisaishi

Candlelight: The Best of Joe Hisaishi

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Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Minneapolis. Get your tickets now to discover the music of Joe Hisashi at Westminster Presbyterian under the gentle glow of candlelight.

General Info
📍 Venue: The Westminster Presbyterian Sanctuary
📅 Dates and times: November 11 and January 27 at 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
⏳ Duration: 65 minutes (doors open 45 mins prior to the start time and late entry is not permitted)
👤 Age requirement: all guests must be 8 years old or older. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
♿ Accessibility: this venue is ADA compliant
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🪑 Seating is assigned on a first come first served basis in each zone
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Tentative Program

  • Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind - Opening Theme
  • Laputa: Castle in the Sky - Kimi wo Nosete - Carrying You
  • My Neighbour Totoro - Kaze no Toori Michi - Path of the Wind
  • My Neighbour Totoro - Tonari no Totoro - Main Theme
  • Kiki's Delivery Service - Umi no Mieru Machi - A Town with an Ocean View
  • Kiki's Delivery Service - Tabidachi - Journey
  • Princess Mononoke - Main Theme
  • Spirited Away - Inochi no Namae - Name of Life
  • Spirited Away - Chihiro's Waltz
  • Ponyo - Gake no Ue no Ponyo - Ponyo on the Cliff
  • The Wind Rises - A Journey (A Dream of Flight)
  • Kikujiro - Summer
  • The Tale of Princess Kaguya - When I Remember This Life
  • Howl's Moving Castle - Merry Go Round of Life


  • Listeso String Quartet

User reviews

based on 123 reviews
  • My first fever event as well as candlelight concert. Peaceful atmosphere with top notch music by amazing musicians. I've been a Ghibli fan for most of my life so this was definitely a treat to attend.
  • A glorious evening of beautiful music. Thank you to the incredible performers. The venue was so majestic and the candles truly elevated the whole experience.
  • Delightful. This exceeded our expectations. The quartet leader in particular was very passionate about the music and her commentary added a lot to the experience!
  • Great venue, church staff were very welcoming, musicians were amazing, and the program had a perfect selection of Hisaishi's work. Also appreciated the ease of parking. Good value for a fun evening!
  • We had a great time at this unique venue and unique quartet!
  • Amazing!
  • Great experience all around. High quality music for a low price! Great crowd engagement as well. This will not be my last Candlelight event.
  • Venue had good acoustics. The lead musician had in depth knowledge about the films the music was from.
  • Comfortable and magical, the quartet played beautifully! Thank you!
  • LOVE LOVE LOVED IT!!! You can't fail with Anime music. Especially Studio Ghibli!!
  • Fun concert. We loved the music!
  • Amazing and great first impression for my first time
  • Really beautiful!
  • Beautiful environment and music. So much nostalgia.

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27 Jan
6:00 PM
8:30 PM
Zone C - Ground Floor for $30.00
Zone B - Ground Floor for $42.00
Balcony for $42.00
Zone A - Ground Floor for $60.00
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