November 7-13: Concert “A Night of Haydn & Mozart” in HCMC

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A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.



Music Night with Be Charlotte (UK)

9.30 pm, November 11


73a Mai Hac De, Hai Ba Trung district

You are invited to a music night with UK-based Be Charlotte, one of the most innovative artists in Europe. Her singing voice is flawless. She raps and beatboxes and has helped to invent her own unique musical instruments.

Charlotte uses digital composition and live instrumentation to make pop music with deeper meaning than many of her contemporaries.

Tickets: 100,000 VND on the door

Subscription Concert Vol.96 with Matthias Goerne

8 pm, November 11 and 12

Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem distict

On two evenings Goethe-Institut presents “Kindertotenlieder” (Songs on the death of children) by Gustav Mahler and the Symphony No. 8 by Franz Schubert, sung by Matthias Goerne.

On November 11 and 12 the German baritone performs together with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra at the Opera House Hanoi. The concert is conducted by Honna Tetsuji.

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


Visual Arts Exhibition “LIMITED–INFINITE”

1st Floor, Dolphin Plaza

6 Nguyen Hoang street (for car) | 28 Tran Binh street (for bike), Nam Tu Liem district

The ‘LIMITED n INFINITE’ exhibition will display works of 25 Vietnamese and International artists during their six-week working in the ‘Month of Arts Practice’ project launched by Heritage Space.

Artists have practiced and produced in multi-disciplines like Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Video, Multimedia, Installation, Site-Specific…

The works, therefore, are expressed various ways in imagination, perspectives, concepts and voices. It shows the desires of artists in breaking though limitations in normal life and habits, to reach the new perks, and feeling the infinite.

Solo Exhibition “BEO’s World” by Artist Luu Vu Long

Dong Phong Art Gallery

03 Ly Dao Thanh Street, Hoan Kiem District

Woks on display reflect Luu Vu Long’s desire to disengage and escape from reality and seek refuge in the world of childhood



Concert and Sound Installation with Michael Schiefel

6.30 pm, November 8

Hoa Sen University

6 Nguyen Van Trang, District 1

The listeners are invited to an interactive musical journey with famous German jazz singer, composer and sound artist Michael Schiefel. He will present at the concert his interactive sound landscape, based on five moods and inspired by his former stay in Vietnam. Together with musician and media expert Fabian Bronner he created a playful and moving acoustic installation.

Free entrance

Concert “A Night of Haydn & Mozart”

8 pm, November 9

HCMC Opera House

7 Lam Son Square, District 1

“A Night of Haydn & Mozart” will be performing well-known works from the two great composers: String Quartet No. 3 in G Major by Mozart, String Quartet No. 2 in D Minor by Haydn, String Divertimento in D Major by Mozart.

Specially, Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major by Haydn will be performed by a talented cellist from the French National Symphony Orchestra (Orchestre National de France), Emma Savouert. She will be using a special ancient cello from Nicolas-François Vuillaume which was produced in 1866.

Under the lead and an honour to perform with in the concert will be violinist Nguyen Huu Nguyen, one of the soloists of the French National Symphony Orchestra.

Ticket price: VND 400,000 – VND 350,000 – VND 200,000 – VND 80,000 (for students only)

Concert Tour of the German Band Von Wegen Lisbeth

7 pm, November 13

Ben Thanh Theater

6 Mac Dinh Chi, District 1

Put on your dancing shoes and don’t miss when the quintet Von Wegen Lisbeth will play their lightweight indie pop sounds

Free tickets can be obtained from 9 am, November the Goethe-Institut Ho Chi Minh City, No. 18, Street No.1, Cu Xa Do Thanh, Ward 4, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City.


Exhibition “Fading Memories” by Nguyen Minh Nam

Craig Thomas Gallery

165 Calmette, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1

Nguyen Minh Nam’s latest collection “Fading Memories” is a further addition to his on-going work to depict the inevitable losses suffered by traditional Vietnamese culture in the country’s impulsive rush into the modern world.

Solo exhibition “Flat Sunlight” by Lena Bui

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

15 Nguyen U Di Street, Thao Dien, District 2

This exhibition examines the theme of food and our ready consumption of its diversity (both natural and artificial), examining how man’s relationship with nature has in the past yielded both spiritual and medical benefits.