December 10 – 23: Group Photography Exhibition “Second Opinion” in Hanoi

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NDO — A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events to take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

HANOI

PERFORMANCE

Piano Duet: Lise de la Salle and Thomas Enhco

8 pm, December 15

L’Espace

24 Trang Tien, Hanoi

Come to a special night of classical music by Lise de la salle and Thomas Enhco, who are two of the most prominent pianists in France and will grace the stage of L’Espace in their first time performing in Vietnam. They have won numerous international prizes and performed at the most famous concert halls in the world.

Ticket

Ticket price: VND 210 000

Member price: VND 130 000

Student price: VND 100 000

Special Concert “MAHLER NIGHT”

8 pm, 14 Dec 2018,

The Grand Concert Hall

Vietnam National Academy of Music

77 Hao Nam Str., Dong Da Distr., Hanoi

You are invited to the Special Concert “MAHLER NIGHT” with the performance of Conductor Honna Tetsuji, Soprano Ha Pham Thang Long, Alto Le Thi Vanh Khuyen, Chorus masters Ngoc Khoi and Quoc Hung, the Choir of Vietnam National Academy of Music and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra

Ticket prices: VND 200,000 – VND 350,000 – VND 500,000.

A Night of Trinh Cong Son’s Music: “Nguyet ha 2″

8 pm, December 11

L’Espace

24 Trang Tien, Hanoi

Two years after the success of the first “Nguyet Ha” concert, Giang Trang is back with “Nguyet Ha 2” at L’Espace, with scenography by the artist Le Thiet Cuong, bringing the audience into a relaxed and nostalgic atmosphere immersed in Trinh Cong Son’s music.

Ticket price: VND 1,000,000

EXHIBITION

Group Photography Exhibition “Second Opinion”

Manzi Art Space

14 Phan Huy Ich, Hanoi

Manzi Art Space and Hanoi Doclab are proud to present ‘Second Opinion’ – a group photography exhibition featuring works by Nguyen Thi Hue, Ha Dao, Hanh Tran, Viet Vu, Le Xuan Tien, Nguyen Duc Huy, Mai Pham.

Photo Exhibition “Vietnam Pagodas” by Nicolas Cornet

L’Espace

24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem district

The exhibition displays nearly 50 photo capturing Vietnamese pagodas through the lense of French photographer Nicolas Cornet.

The photos feature popular pagodas across Vietnam, including Tran Quoc and Mot Cot pagodas in Hanoi, But Thap pagoda (Bac Ninh province), Pho Minh pagoda (Nam Dinh Province), and Keo pagoda (Thai Binh province), among others.

The exhibits were selected from Nicolas’s 250-page photo book highlighting the most beautiful details in architecture, decorative motifs and the daily life of Vietnamese pagodas and Buddhist temples.

HO CHI MINH CITY

PERFORMANCE

A O Show by Lune Production

6:00 pm, December 3 and 4

Ho Chi Minh City Opera House

7 Cong Truong Lam Son, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1

The A O Show features optical illusions and impressive acrobatics, paired with traditional music performances by a troupe of talented local artists.

Known as the Cirque du Soleil of Vietnam (minus the flashy outfits), this live show depicts the transition of rural Vietnam into today’s modern landscape, using props such as giant woven baskets, scaffolding, bamboo canes, and ropes.

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

EXHIBITION

Exhibition “an everyday day” by Nguyen Quang Huy

Galerie Quynh

118 Nguyen Van Thu, Dakao, Dist 1, HCMC

You are invited to “an everyday day” – a solo exhibition of new work by Hanoi-based artist Nguyen Quang Huy. Considered one of Vietnam’s pioneering artists following the Doi Moi reforms initiated in 1986 (a period of economic liberalisation marked by increased artistic experimentation), Quang Huy will be showing a suite of oil paintings depicting Hmong women and misty mountainscapes created with hazy brushworks in his distinctive muted palette of blue-grey grisaille.

Exhibition “Survival” by Nguyen Minh Nam

Craig Thomas Gallery

27i Tran Nhat Duat Street, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1,

You are invited to “Survival”, a solo exhibition of paintings by Hanoi-based artist Nguyen Minh Nam.

Works on display explore the female form and the continuing evolution of the roles and mores of women in Vietnamese society and in its collective imagination.

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