• 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 Denver. Get your tickets now to discover the music of Studio Ghibli composer Joe Hisaishi at Kirk of Highland under the gentle glow of candlelight.

General Info
📍 Venue: Kirk of Highland
📅 Dates and times: various dates available at 6:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. (select during purchase)
⏳ Duration: 60 minutes (doors open 45 mins prior to the start time and late entry is not permitted)
👤 Age requirement: 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


  • String Quartet - Range Ensemble

User reviews

based on 43 reviews
  • Range Ensemble was outstanding! Really wonderful performers and so lovely to be able to hear Joe Hisaishi arranged for a quartet. Kudos to the event staff as well, they did a great job!
  • Amazing. They really captured the beauty of Joe Hisaishis music.
  • What a magnificent experience! Incredibly talented musicians and moving music. I couldn’t be more pleased with the overall experience. The candlelight visuals and the atmosphere made the hour go by so very quickly. One again, simply wonderful.
  • Such a fun event. I love Studio Ghibli movies and their soundtracks so this was really enjoyable.
  • Amazing visuals and amazing performance by range ensemble will definitely go again
  • They were absolutely amazing. It made me cry.
  • Nostalgic!! Thank you to the writers and performers!!
  • Beautifull, incredible musicians. will do again!
  • It was beautiful! I had a great time.
  • It was magical
  • Everything was wonderful
  • Amazing, wish they had a piano too
  • Fantastic music and setting
  • Great event, gorgeous music, will attend again. One note, some of the wood seats are chipped and have sharp edges/splinters, it caught and ruined my dress. A little maintenance would be greatly appreciated! Everything else was stellar.

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25 Feb
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12 May
09 Jun
6:30 PM
8:45 PM
Zone C for $35.00 per person
Zone B for $50.00 per person
Zone A for $60.00 per person
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