November 7-13: Concert “A Night of Haydn & Mozart” in HCMC
Friday, 2016-11-04 10:53:51
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
HO CHI MINH CITY
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.
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 7.at 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.