February 13-19: Concert with “Jewel of Korea” Chamber Orchestra
Friday, 2017-02-10 10:40:28
NDO - A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
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
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 “Shape of Round” by Pham Khac Quang
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
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
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
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 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.