Presented by Knitting Factory
Thursday, January 12, 2017 | 7:30 PM
Yoshiki Classical Special featuring Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Although known as the founder of Japan’s biggest rock band X Japan, Yoshiki is a classically trained multi-instrumentalist, composer, and musician. Having composed the 2012 Golden Globe Awards theme song, he has also composed and performed an orchestral piece and piano concerto to commemorate the Japanese Emperor's 10th anniversary of his reign. Yoshiki’s recent album YoshikiClassical features collaborations between Yoshiki and legendary Beatles producer Sir George Martin, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, and Quartet San Francisco.