Date: 2023 September 21 17:19
Posted by Joe
The good people from City String Ensemble have sent us details about an upcoming performance. City String Ensemble: Best of Anime will take place at EartH (Evolutionary Arts Hackney) in London on Sunday 3 December 2023.
They promise an evening of iconic tunes from Studio Ghibli to the soulful rhythms of Attack on Titan. To get a feel for their performance, check out the Eventbrite listing which includes links to their Spotify Anime EP along with some other samples on their YouTube Channel.
We have heard anime music played by a live string quartet before and it was special. If you’re a fan of anime music or classical music, there’s plenty to enjoy.
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The press release is as follows:
“Best of Anime” live concert by CITY STRING ENSEMBLE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
City String Ensemble Presents:”The Best of Anime”-A Unique Work Live Concert Experience LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM-On December 3rd, the most sought after multi-genre string quartet in London’s City String Ensemble is hosting an unforgettable evening for anime enthusiasts at a converted art deco cinema with theater-like seating in East London.
Renowned for their exceptional musical performances in the anime and popular genres, this versatile group of classically trained musicians will introduce audiences to the anime soundscape, with classics included. favorites and contemporary favorites are performed in a concert appropriately titled, “Best of Anime.” Featuring musical selections from the critically acclaimed “Best of Anime” EP. to Joe Hisaishi’s mesmerizing scores from Studio Ghibli’s iconic films, City String Ensemble has meticulously curated a show that captures the soul of the anime genre.
An ensemble that prides itself on a progressive approach to classical string playing, City String Ensemble invites audiences to experience a performance unlike other classical concerts. With a more intimate and inclusive show (open bar throughout), the audience will have the unique opportunity to choose what genre of music will be performed on the night.
“We are excited to bring to life our vision of incorporating progressive classical performance,” said Sophie Poteratchi, Founder & Violinist of City String Ensemble, “with the beloved anime genre in central London. Our goal is to give both avid anime fans and classical music lovers a fresh experience.”
Date: December 3, 2023
Venue: Evolutionary Arts Hackney (EarthH Theatre)
Source: City Wire Set