VietNamNet Bridge – Violinist Bui Cong Duy and his wife – pianist Trinh Huong – will perform in “Autumn Melody” concert, the program honoring classical music of HCM City.
Bui Cong Duy and his wife – pianist Trinh Huong.
The Hanoi couple will appear in the second night of the concert, at the HCM City Opera House. They will play the sonatas of French composer César Franck. Trinh Huong will also play a work by German composer Carl Maria von Weber Grand with clarinetist Dao Nhat Quang.
Bui Cong Duy has participated in this program for many years while this will be the first time of his wife.
This year the concert will be expanded in scale, with the participation of about 130 local and foreign artists. The show will take place in six nights, from August 16 through 21, at the HCM City Opera House.
Besides Trinh Huong and Bui Cong Duy, the concert will have the presence of some famous artists from Hanoi, such as Nguyen Quoc Bao of the National Academy of Music and Meritorious Artist Nguyen Tri Dung from the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra.
Foreign artists as well as overseas Vietnamese artists will gather on the occasion, including two young piano talents – Tran Dieu Linh and Tran Dieu An from Moscow, six Russian musical talents from the Vladimir Spivakov Young Talent Foundation, famous German pianist Hinrich Alpers, German conductor Christian Schumann, famous Norwegian choreographer Johanne Jakhelln Constant… They will be performing with artists of the HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO).
This year will be the first year that “Autumn Melody” will introduce two ballets: Love Story by choreographer Vu Viet Cuong and Cinderella, a project between Transposition Project of Norway with HBSO.
A new feature of the 2013 program will be the talks between guests like German conductor Christian Schumann, German pianist Hinrich Alpers, violinist Bui Cong Duy, conductor Tran Nhat Minh, Norwegian choreographer Johanne Jakhelln Constant, choreographer Nguyen Phuc Hung with students and the audiences at the HCM City Conservatory of Music.