March 20-26: Concert “Beethoven in Hanoi”
Friday, 2017-03-17 10:14:08
NDO - A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
All Female Guitar Night 2017
8 pm, March 22
11 Ngo Thi Nham street, Hai Ba Trung district
Come to All Female Guitar Night 2017 with the performance of female artists from USA, Japan, Korea.
A female trio will definite spice up the concert by showcasing their individual guitar styles, genres and skills.
Tickets: VND1,200,000 – VND 900,000 - VND 700,000 – VND 500,000
Concert “Beethoven in Hanoi”
8 pm, March 23
Hanoi Opera House
1 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem district
The concert features German pianist Hinrich Alpers and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO). They will play the Piano Concerto No. 5, also called “Emperor”, and the Symphony No. 6.
Ticket prices: VND 200,000 – VND 350,000 – VND 500,000.
Saigon Supersound Release Party
9 pm, March 25
Hanoi Rock City
27/52 To Ngoc Van street, Tay Ho District
Join the release of SAIGON SUPERSOUND Vol.1, a compilation that tells the story of a musical era in Vietnam that was almost lost. During the so-called “Golden Music” period in the south of Vietnam, a lively pop culture had developed, fusing western pop music at the time (rock, soul, latin etc) with Vietnamese sounds and lyrics.
Exhibition “Fairy” by Artist Do Hiep
Dong Phong Art Gallery
03 Ly Dao Thanh Street, Hoan Kiem District,
The ten circular paintings displayed in “Fairy” represent Hiep’s first experiments with rice paper (Do paper), asian lacquer, pearl shell and acrylic on wood. The artist is enamoured with pieces of glittering pearl shell pieces, profound drops of Asian lacquer, ancient flowers and floating clouds on rice paper.
Do Hiep was born in 1984 and gained an MA degree from the Vietamese Fine Arts University in 2012. He has participatied in many group exhibitions at home and abroad. He is the recipient of several awards from Vietnamese Fine Art Association. “Fairy” is his second solo exhibition.
Exhibition “Dream a Future Dream” by UuDam Tran Nguyen
56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, Ba Dinh district
Works on diplay are UuDam Tran’s videos and installations about the speedy development of Vietnam and perhaps the world. As a motorcycle aficionado, it always gives UuDam great inspiration to see the scene of thousands of motorcycle riders in on their bikes, dress in full colorful gears, waiting for the signal each morning and speed away when the light turns green.
HO CHI MINH CITY
Music Night with Axelle Red
8 pm, March 20
HCMC Opera House
7 Lam Son Square, District 1
Come to enjoy a music night with Axelle Red whose trademark remains the warm voice, somewhat scratched, identifiable by some measurements.
Ticket price : VND 450 000– VND 350 000– VND 250 000
Ticket price for students : VND 150 000 – VND 100 000
Jazz Concert with Trio “L’Âme des Poètes”
8 pm, March 21
Conservatory of Ho Chi Minh City
112 Nguyen Du street, District 1
Come to enjoy a jazz concert with the trio “L’Âme des Poètes” (Fabien Degryse, Jean-Louis Rassinfosse and Pierre Vaiana) and special guest Hoa Dang – a fine Vietnamese T’rưng artist.
Through a selection of songs by the three singers Brel, Brassens và Ferré, the trio confirms their unique position in the world of jazz and French chanson.
Exhibition by Nguyen Tran Trung Tin and Nguyen Van Du
The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre
15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City
You are invited to “The Substance vs. The Dream; The Flesh vs. Immaculateness; The Ideal vs. The Materiality—The New Possibilities of Painting”—a two-man show by Nguyen Van Du and Tran Nguyen Trung Tin, curated by Nguyen Nhu Huy.