February 13-19: Concert with “Jewel of Korea” Chamber Orchestra

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

HANOI

PERFORMANCE

Spring Gala 2017 Concert and Ballet

8 pm, February 16 - 17

Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem district

Under the baton of conductor Dong Quang Vinh, the concert will feature the performances by Vietnam National Opera and Ballet (VNBO)’s Symphony Orchestra, soprano Dao To Loan, baritone Vu Manh Dung, and Chorus of the VNBO

Ticket prices: VND 300,000 – VND 400,000 – VND 600,000.

Traditional Music Night “Music of Communal Temples”

8 pm, February 18

L’Espace

24 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem district

Let’s discover the traditional music and songs of the village festivals that used to be held in the communal temples. During the music night, several forms of ancient songs and theatrical plays will be performed by the group “Ancient music of Tonkin”, including artists Thanh Hoai, Nam Thu, Minh Gai, Xuan Hoach, Thanh Binh, and Thuy Ngan.

Ticket price: VND 170,000 – VND 100,000 for L’Espace members, VND80,000 for students

Concert with “Jewel of Korea” (JK) Chamber Orchestra

7 pm, February 18

Grand Concert Hall

Vietnam National Academy of Music

77 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da District

You are invited to a concert with the Jewel of Korea (JK) chamber orchestra at the Vietnam National Academy of Music, featuring classical works by Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Sebastian Bach, Samuel Barber, Franceso Geminiani, Pablo de Sarasate, and Ottorino Respighi.

EXHIBITION

Exhibition “Shape of Round” by Pham Khac Quang

Goethe-Institut Hanoi

56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, Ba Dinh district

The exhibition is a selection of very personal works by the artist, not only portraying his family but also showing landscapes that are dear to Quang, a Hai Duong – based artist.

With the drilling machine, Quang cuts circular holes into the plate and in this way creates impressive works, some of which are only recognizable from the distance.

Drawings Exhibition by Emile Rousseau

Ke Quan

81b Xuan Dieu Street, Tay Ho District

The exhibition displays drawings by Emile Rousseau, a tattoo artist in Hanoi. The drawings presented are a series of dark and sketchy animals and portraits. Prints and posters will be available for sale.

Exhibition “Hanoi” – Debut of Urban Sketchers Hanoi

Thu Bay Coffee

3A Ngo Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem district

You are invited to the opening of exhibition “Hanoi” and debut of the sketch group Urban Sketchers Hanoi which records the heritages, beautiful images and distinct lifestyle of Hanoi through drawing.

HO CHI MINH CITY

PERFORMANCE

Love Songs with Claire Cameron - Classic rhythm of Valentine's Day

8 Pm, February 14

La Fenetre Soleil

44 Ly Tu Trong Street, District 1

On Valentine's Day, come to enjoy Claire's classic and popular love songs as well as her own original songs devoted to love

Cuban Night

9:30 PM, February 17

Cuba La Casa Del Mojito

91 Pasteur street, District 1

It's time to party with Cuban rythms and Latino dance.

Come enjoy the great Cuban Band Corazon Latino and its fantastic Chicas dancing through the whole night.

Acoustic Vietnam Unplugged

7:15 PM – 8:15 PM, February 19

Hard Rock Cafe

Ground floor, Kumho Asiana Plaza, 39 Le Duan Street, D1,

Be closer with your beloved ones while enjoying Acoustic Vietnam Unplugged with Paradox Band at Hard Rock Café along with a large menu of delicious food and drinks.

EXHIBITION

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.