SOUNDS OF THE CITY

A concerto of City + Sounds + Art concerto. A place for walking.

A music program of innovative piano sounds for early summer in collaboration with the Japan Philharmonic, and workshops to appreciate street art with Mori Art Museum staff. Play your own art with the sounds of the City in this season for walking.

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Sounds of the City
BRAIDING THE PIANO

Play original piano sounds with a spirited and energetic musician!

The piano sounds echoing in the verdant Roppongi Hills are songs you co-write with musician Hiroko Sebu. If you can play piano in public with recorded musical compositions, you too can join this project.

Period

Duration: April 29, 2017 (Saturday, public holiday) - May 14 (Sunday)

  • Other events will be held on April 29 (Saturday, public holiday) and April 30 (Sunday), and the venue is therefore not available to the public on these days.
Hours

From 11:00 to 21:00

Place

WEST WALK 2F, South Atrium

Fees

Free

Inquiries 03-6406-6666
WEB http://www.roppongihills.com/
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Hiroko Sebu
Publication: Recording Live

Sounds of the City
BRAIDING THE PIANO Special Program

Graduated top of the Movie Music Department at Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris. Studied at Cours Florent drama school in Paris. Focused on Gothic and New Wave world view and song. Often compared with Björk, New Order, Regina Spektor, Daughter, and Dépéche Mode etc. Visit sebuhiroko.com for more works.

Hiroko Sebu, the energetic musician in charge of the NHK continuing TV novel Beppin-san, will play live piano for this program. The music will be released as a live public recording. Come and enjoy the music echoing in the Roppongi Hills.

  • in the event of a large number of visitors there may be restrictions on admission. Please note that

  • Schedule: April 29 (Saturday, public holiday)
  • Hours: From 14:00 to 15:00
  • Place: WEST WALK 2F, South Atrium

Roppongi Hills Mori Art Museum - Town and Art Museum Program

In collaboration with at Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
Forest alignment - Building a Forest

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Walking, collecting, playing the hills.

Come and enjoy the City, Music and Art program in this walking season. Set in Roppongi Hills, this program offers opportunities to visit six points such as shops, art works, working people and experiences to encounter and converse with a wide range of people. After feeling the sounds overflowing in the city, and its winds and nature, experience and play your own music with the musician.

Michael Spenser

Former violinist of the London Symphony Orchestra. Former director of education at the UK Royal Opera House. Developed and practiced education and regional and human resources education programs around the world to high acclaim. Visiting Professor at Ueno Gakuen University. Director of Communications at Japan Philharmonic Orchestra,

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Period

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Performer Michael Spenser (at Japan Philharmonic Orchestra Director of Communications), symphony orchestra fashiriteta
Place

Roppongi Hills WEST WALK 2F South Atrium (meeting place)

Hours

Time of the morning: Time of 10:00 - 12:30/ afternoon: From 14:30 to 17:00

  • Morning and afternoon programs are the same.

Object Elementary 4th grade and above (elementary school students must be accompanied by parents)
Capacity Approximately 25 people (reservation required, drawing of lots)
Fees

Free

Application http://www.mori.art.museum/jp/
on Mori Art Museum website
Inquiries 03-6406-6101
Mori Art Museum learning (from Monday to Friday from 11:00 to 17:00)
Planning and Cooperation At Japan Philharmonic Orchestra

What if there is a public art like this?

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Art + sounds? A workshop to think about everyone's art.

Roppongi Hills presents numerous examples of public art and designs. Chairs are available to take a break or to simply talk. We also create chair art for our town while focusing on works associated with the music.

Period

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Place

The Roppongi Hills

Hours

Time of the morning: Time of 10:00 - 12:00/ afternoon: From 14:00 to 16:00

  • Morning and afternoon programs are the same.

Object Elementary 4th - 6th grade students
Capacity 20 people (reservation required, lots will be drawn)
Fees

500 yen (cost of materials)

Application http://www.mori.art.museum/jp/
on Mori Art Museum website
Inquiries 03-6406-6101
Mori Art Museum learning (from Monday to Friday from 11:00 to 17:00)
  • The program may be canceled due to bad weather.

Shops full with music!

Starbucks Install Alive Marie Style

Enjoy a live performance instead of the usual BGM with live music by the pop/jazz unit Marie Style, a vocal and piano duo.

Period

April 29, 2017 (Saturday, public holiday), May 5 (Friday, public holiday)

Place

WEST WALK 1F, Starbucks Lounge

Hours

From 13:30 to 14:30

Fees

Free

Inquiries 03-5771-1117
WEB http://www.roppongihills.com/shops_restaurants/restaurants/00141. html

Ukulele workshop & mini-Live Show Tomoki Sato & Kaichi Watanabe

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Ukulele workshop singing/playing and Mini Live Show with two new-generation ukulele players. Enjoy the sounds of the ukulele with two refreshing vocals. The workshop is a program for beginners and elementary school students learning to play, or playing for the first time.

Period

April 29, 2017 (Saturday, public holiday)

Place

TSUTAYA TOKYO ROPPONGI 2F, Special Venue

Hours

Workshop: 11:00 - / Mini Live Show: 13:00 ...

Fees

Workshop: 1,000 yen (Capacity: 15 people, reservation required, Please apply by phone or website)
Mini Live Show: Free

WEB http://real.tsite.jp/ttr/
Inquiries 03-5775-1515

Roppongi Hills GW is full of the sounds of fun!
Listen carefully to the sounds played by the City.