Conductor Le Phi Phi to return home for Bach concert

Wednesday, 2018-08-01 18:29:32
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Conductor Le Phi Phi
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NDO/VNA - Conductor Le Phi Phi will return to Vietnam from Macedonia to conduct a concert featuring works composed by Johann Sebastian Bach at the Opera House in Ho Chi Minh City on August 9.

Violinist Lidya Dobrevska and Macedonian oboist Gordana Josifova Nedelkovska will also perform at the concert.

Born in Hanoi, Phi graduated from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatoire. After graduation, he took on the role of permanent conductor of the Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra from 1993 to 2000. He has also conducted numerous concerts around the world.

He has performed with Macedonian National Symphony Orchestra, Macedonian Ballet Theatre, the Symphony Orchestra of the city of Nis in Serbia, the Vietnam National Opera Ballet (VNOB) and the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra (HBSO) in Ho Chi Minh City.

He has toured in Macedonia, Russia, France, Germany, Italy, Greece, Sweden, Albania and Bulgaria and is currently teaching at the Macedonian Centre of Opera and Ballet.

Since 1995, Phi has returned home regularly and worked with the VNOB and HBSO to organise concerts. He has also helped connect overseas Vietnamese artists with local art show organisers.