Ryuichi Sakamoto: Playing the Piano for the Isolated

Japanese musical innovator, Ryuichi Sakamoto, has recorded a touching live performance for those in isolation around the world. Special guest, Hidejiro Honjoh, joins the session with his shamisen expertise.

Sakamoto helped to sculpt the musical landscapes of electro, pop and hip hop in the band Yellow Magic Orchestra (who momentarily re-united at Haruomi Hosono’s show at Barbican in 2018), as well as compose movie soundtracks, solo albums and countless collaborative projects. In a deeply heartfelt performance, he moves us through major…