2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20


Friday, March 18
7:25PM - 8:05PM

Paramount Theatre
713 Congress Ave


Yoshiki is a songwriter, drummer, and a classically-trained pianist. His rock group X Japan has sold 30-million singles and albums combined, and filled the 55,000-seat Toyko Dome a record 18 times. Now the band's popularity is spreading throughout the world, having recently completed a sold-out World Tour, performing in North America, Europe, Latin America, and South East Asia. In 1999, Yoshiki composed a piano concerto and performed it with a 77-piece orchestra to celebrate the tenth year of the Emperor of Japan's reign. In 2005, Yoshiki composed the theme song and conducted the Super World Orchestra at the opening ceremony of the World Expo. Previously, Yoshiki also recorded a classical album co-produced and arranged by acclaimed Beatles producer Sir George Martin and performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Beyond music, Yoshiki has his own Visa Card and MasterCard issued by one of the largest Japanese banks. ...

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Event Type
Tokyo, JAPAN
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