HÀ NỘI — The London Chamber Orchestra will perform in Hà Nội for the first time in an annual concert entitled Toyota Classics 2019 on Friday.
Under the baton of Music Director and Principal Conductor Christopher Warren-Green, the orchestra will perform with trumpeter Lucienne Renaudin Vary and pianist Lưu Đức Anh.
The two musicians will play Trumpet Concerto and Piano Concerto No 1. The concert will also feature Dance of the Furies, The Impossible Dream, Romance No 2, Divertimento, Pavane and Symphony No 40.
“It’s my great pleasure to play in Toyota Classics 2019,” said Anh.
“I will be performing Mozart’s Concerto with the London Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Warren-Green.”
Established in 1921, the orchestra is the oldest professional chamber orchestra in the UK.
Over the last hundred years, the orchestra has been made up of the top musicians in London and has a rich history.
“On behalf of the London Chamber Orchestra, we are absolutely thrilled to be partnering with Toyota Classics for their 30th tour of Southeast Asia,” said conductor Warren-Green on the orchestra’s website.
“We are excited for the experiences to come. We are also delighted that all proceeds of our concerts will be donated to local charities.”
This is the first time the orchestra has performed in Việt Nam and the region during the Southeast Asia tour from October 18 to November 8.
Trumpet soloist Vary won the Revelation category at the Victoires de la Musique Classique 2016.
She has been performing with the Munchner Symphoniker and the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra.
Pianist Lưu Đức Anh has won many domestic and international prizes such as first prizes at The International Master Institute of Music “Leopold Godowsky” in Poland; Andree Charlier Contest in Belgium and Stockholm International Music Competition.
The one-night concert will begin at 8pm at Hà Nội Opera House.
Ticket are sold at Hà Nội Opera House. All the proceeds will go to Toyota Scholarship for young Vietnamese music talents. For more details, contact hotline: 0974.855.556. — VNS