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What's on May 20-26 (Daily updated)
  • | dtinews.vn | May 20, 2019 06:05 AM

Hanoi-Chamber Music Concert “Gypsy Dances”

May 21, 8 pm
The small Concert Hall, Vietnam National Academy of Music, 77 Hao Nam Str., Dong Da District

The program has the participation of the following artists:

NSND Ngô Hoàng Quân (Vietnam), cello
NSND Trần Thị Mơ (Vietnam), cello
Vũ Việt Chương (USA-Vietnam), violin
Martha WALVOORD (USA), violin
Vincent FILLATREAU (France), viola
Sun-Young JU (Korea), piano
Nguyễn Hồng Minh (Vietnam), piano


Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) – Five Pieces for Violin, Viola & Piano, Op. 97d (1955)
1. Prelude
2. Gavotte
3. Elegy
4. Waltz
5. Polka
Vũ Việt Chương, violin
Vincent Fillatreau, viola
Nguyễn Hồng Minh, piano

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) – Two Tangos for Violin, Viola, Cello & Piano
1. Oblivión (1982)
2. Libertango (1974)
Vũ Việt Chương, violin
Vincent Fillatreau, viola
Ngô Hoàng Quân, cello
Sun-Young Ju, piano

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) – Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 “Gypsy” (1861)
1. Allegro
2. Intermezzo: Allegro ma non troppo — Trio: Animato
3. Andante con moto
4. Rondo alla Zingarese: Presto
Martha Walvoord, violin
Vincent Fillatreau, viola
Trần Thị Mơ, cello
Sun-Young Ju, piano

*The concert is not for children under 8 years old

Free admission. Order ticket here
Free tickets available at: Erato Hanoi – 30 Doan Thi Diem/56 Tram Street, Hanoi
Hotline: 0965458993, 0977321397

Hanoi-A Hang Drum Concert by Tran Xuan Hoa

May 25, 8 pm
Manzi Art Space, 14 Phan Huy Ich Street

From Manzi:

A hang drum concert by Hanoi ‘sound hunter’ – percussionist Trần Xuân Hoà.

Using hang drum/handpan – one of the most interesting and mesmerizing instruments of the 21st century, Hoa will perform his latest creations which were created during his trips to the northern mountainous area of Vietnam.

‘A Starry Night’ will take the audience to a place where legends can only be told by music and sounds!

Surcharge: 200,000 VND/person

Due to limited seating capacity, please email manzihanoi@gmail.com before Wed, 22 May to reserve seats. 

Hanoi-‘Lang Toi’ (My Village) by Lune Production

May 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 6pm

Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

A delicate merge of tradition and innovation, where the poetic beauty of Northern Vietnam’s village life is presented through a new cirque approach.

Farming, building activities, traditional games, and the lifestyle of the Northern villagers are recreated through ancestral bamboo props, breath-taking cirque and acrobatics performances, and rhythmic dance, to distinct folk music from more than 20 musical instruments.

Ticket prices: VND 700,000- VND 1,050,000

Hanoi-Symphony concert featuring German artists

May 23,

Grand Concert Hall, the Vietnam National Academy of Music, 77 Hao Nam Street
Vietnamese and German artists will perform together at a concert entitled German Night.

Featuring conductor Wojciech Czepiel, violinist Chuong Vu, pianist Dao Trong Tuyen, viola soloist Juan Miguel Hernandez and the Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra.

They will perform Concerto for Violin and Piano in D minor by Felix Mendelssohn and Concerto for Violin and Viola in E minor by Max Bruch.

Tickets are available at the Hanoi Opera House or can be booked online at ticketvn.com.-

HCMC-Teh Dar: Vietnamese Tribal Culture

May 13, 14, 16, 18 and 19, 6pm

Ho Chi Minh City Opera House, 7 Cong Truong Lam Son, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1

A vibrant display of circus arts, aerial acrobatics, and tribal music within an hour-long performance.

The show highlights the lives of tribal families from the southwest highlands of Vietnam, using UNESCO-listed percussion instruments, such as Vietnamese gongs and buffalo horns, as well as vibrant costumes, and a stunning bamboo cirque depicting various landscapes and creatures from tribal folklores.

Price range: VND630,000 - VND1,470,000



Hanoi-Exhibition "PURE GOLD - Upcycled! Upgraded!"

Heritage Space, 6 Nguyen Hoang / 28 Tran Binh, My Dinh 2,

 Showcasing 76 recycle exhibits exploring different approaches to using trash to create valuable products.

The materials used in the presented examples are nearly all easily available anywhere and more or less “free” – and yet they are often seen as trash with little value.

Hanoi-Exhibition “Serpents’ Tails” by UuDam Tran Nguyen

Galerie Quynh, 118 Nguyen Van Thu, Dakao, District 1

 A solo exhibition by UuDam Tran Nguyen on the industrial activities that wreak environmental imbalance and destruction.

HCMC-Exhibition “Dew Drips, Smog Seeps: Sculptural Lament Collection”

Vin Gallery, 6 Le Van Mien, Thao Dien, District 2,

This is a sculptural collection by Vietnamese artist Nguyen Thuy Hang which seeks to emphasise the instances and spontaneity in life.

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