MUSIC AND PERFORMANCES
Hanoi-Concert “A German Requiem”
8pm on October 13
Hanoi Opera House,1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,
Gewandhaus Choir Leipzig, one of the most renowned German concert choirs, will give a concert entitled “Ein Deutsches Requiem” (A German Requiem), together with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO), directed by Tetsuji Honna.
Ticket: VND700,000 – VND500,000 – VND300,000 – VND100,000 (students)
Hanoi- Music Story of the Old Quarter
Old Quarter’s Culture Exchange Centre, 50 Dao Duy Tu Street, Hoan Kiem District,
“Music Story of the Old Quarter” is a monthly music show which aims to introduce the evolution of music in Hanoi to the world from past to present.
The shows portray the city’s music history through traditional vocal techniques, rhythms and beats combined with contemporary installation arts. The performances are delivered by the top class singers and musicians.
Hanoi-Classical Concert “Tre Mùa Thu”
Oct 15, 8 pm
L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street
Under the direction of Dong Quang Vinh, the choir Hanoi Voices and bamboo orchestra Suc Song Moi will join on the stage of L’Espace for an incredible and not less original concert. The marriage between the bamboo orchestra and choir, between the traditional musical instruments and classical works, will undoubtedly bring a new breath, may delight fans of classical and traditional music.
Ticket price 170 000 VND
For members 100 000 VND
For students 80 000 VND
Tickets are available at L’Espace.
HCMC-A Capella Concert with German and Vietnamese Folk Songs
Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music
112 Nguyen Du Street, District 1,
The Gewandhaus Choir Leipzig, which is directed by Gregor Meyer, is performing together with the choir of the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra.
Ticket: VND250,000 – VND80,000 (for students only)
HCMC-Concert “Edvard Grief & the Peer Gynt Suite”
8pm, October 9
HCMC Opera House
No. 7 Lam Son Square, District 1
The concert will feature programmatic works from Vietnamese and Norwegian composers.
The event features the participation of Conductor Magnus Loddgard, Soprano Cho Hae Ryong and HBSO Symphony Orchestra
Ticket price: VND 550,000 – VND 400,000 – VND 350,000 – VND 200,000 – VND 80,000 (for students only)
Hanoi-Concert “Nights in the Gardens of Spain”
8pm, October 7
The Grand Concert Hall
Vietnam National Academy of Music
77 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da District
The Vietnam National Academy of Music and the Spanish Embassy in Hanoi have collaborated yet again to put on the concert “Nights in the Gardens of Spain”, directed by the Spaniard David Gómez Ramírez, lead conductor of the Lira Saguntina Symphonic Orchestra and Choir. Mr. Gómez, a veteran of Vietnamese stages, returns to Hanoi with pianist Mario Mora, a rising talent of the Spanish musical scene.
Hanoi-"Shakespeare Lives in Words” Exhibition
Old Quarter’s Cultural Exchange Centre
50 Dao Duy Tu Street, Hoan Kiem District,
The exhibition features more than 30 of the most well-known quotes from Shakespeare’s works, such classics as Hamlet, Macbeth, the Tempest and Romeo and Juliet, amongst others powerfully demonstrating that the words, though written nearly half a millennium ago, are still alive and kick
Hanoi-”Water Flows Rock Erodes” – Open Studio by Sto Len
Manzi Art Space
14 Phan Huy Ich Street, Ba Dinh District,
Sto Len will set up his studio at Manzi and open it to visitors to observe his practice, as well as have a chat, get their own hands dirty and see his latest body of work produced both in Hanoi and New York.
HCMC-Exhibition “Where Is the Place of Peace”
Craig Thomas Gallery
165 Calmette, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1
“Where Is the Place of Peace” exhibition features watercolor on silk paintings by Hanoi-based artist Le Thuy.
HCMC-Exhibition “Hanoi on my Own”
Eight Gallery, Lafayette Building, 8 Phung Khac Khoan Street, District 1
You are invited to the lacquer painting exhibition “Hanoi on my Own” by Trinh Tuan and Cong Kim Hoa.
HCMC-Exhibition “Japanese Pottery: The Rising Generation from Traditional Japanese”
Exhibition Hall, Museum of Ho Chi Minh City
92 Le Thanh Ton Street, District 1,
The exhibition features the works of a total of 35 artists active in seven major traditional kiln sites in Japan. They differ in orientation, including some who have carried on the age-old traditions of pottery production while pursuing ever-richer standards in their craft and others who seek to create individualistic works exploring new forms.
Hanoi-Art Show “Atum Atum”
Floor 15, Hanoi Creative City
1 Luong Yen, Hai Ba Trung district
ATUM ATUM is inspired by the ancient Egyptian God, Atum, who was believed to have created the universe, deities and humankind. Like Atum, who created himself from his own loneliness and recreated himself each day, the artist constantly searches and renovates himself through his artworks.
This event will present the latest unique works by 10 inspiring artists, whose many works have been selected for museum collections across the globe.
Hanoi-Solo Exhibition “Mid Autumn Night” by Artist Chinh Le
Art Vietnam Gallery
2nd floor, 24 Ly Quoc Su Street, Hoan Kiem district
The exhibition pays tribute to the spirituality of the Mid Autumn Festival
The exhibition features a bronze installation, surrounded by 30 oil paintings reflecting the moonlight in the colors of the four seasons; spring, summer, autumn, and winter correspondingly in green, red, yellow and white.