As reported, the most famous vocaloid character Hatsune Miku performed with 300 members of the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra and chorus groups at Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall on November 23rd, 2012. The “Symphony Ihatov” concert was conducted by Isao Tomita, 80-year-old composer who has been known as one of the pioneers of electronic music in Japan. Japanese record company Nippon Columbia has posted a 3 minutes 42 seconds digest video of the concert on its official YouTube channel.
"Symphony Ihatov" is based on the novel world by Kenji Miyazawa, a Japanese novelist in the early twentieth century. The CG Hatsune Miku appeared at the balcony in the concert hall and sang as lead singer. Nippon Columbia will release the CD of the concert in Japan on January 23rd. You can also check more videos of the concert at MTV 81.
"ISAO TOMITA SYMPHONY IHATOV" CD
World Premiere Recording [2012.11.23 TOKYO OPERA CITY Concert Hall]
NAOTO OTOMO: conductor for JAPAN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
HATSUNE MIKU: virtual singer (operated by MOTOKAZU SHINODA)
IKUO KAKEHASHI: percussions
Wagner Society Male Choir & OB Choir
Keio University / University of the Sacred Heart GLEE (conductor: KENTA SHIMOGAWARA)
Symphony Hills Boys & Girls Chorus (conductor: MASUMITSU MIYAMOTO)
SACD Hybrid (4,0chSACD/2chSACD/2chCD) COGQ-62 \2,940 yen (TAX IN)
*This recording will be available on iTunes in America, Europe, Asia and other areas!
Source: Hatsune Mikumiku
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