March 20-26: Concert “Beethoven in Hanoi”

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

HANOI

PERFORMANCE

All Female Guitar Night 2017

8 pm, March 22

Youth Theatre

11 Ngo Thi Nham street, Hai Ba Trung district

Come to All Female Guitar Night 2017 with the performance of female artists from USA, Japan, Korea.

A female trio will definite spice up the concert by showcasing their individual guitar styles, genres and skills.

Tickets: VND1,200,000 – VND 900,000 - VND 700,000 – VND 500,000

Concert “Beethoven in Hanoi”

8 pm, March 23

Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem district

The concert features German pianist Hinrich Alpers and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO). They will play the Piano Concerto No. 5, also called “Emperor”, and the Symphony No. 6.

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

Saigon Supersound Release Party

9 pm, March 25

Hanoi Rock City

27/52 To Ngoc Van street, Tay Ho District

Join the release of SAIGON SUPERSOUND Vol.1, a compilation that tells the story of a musical era in Vietnam that was almost lost. During the so-called “Golden Music” period in the south of Vietnam, a lively pop culture had developed, fusing western pop music at the time (rock, soul, latin etc) with Vietnamese sounds and lyrics.

Ticket: VND100,000

EXHIBITION

Exhibition “Fairy” by Artist Do Hiep

Dong Phong Art Gallery

03 Ly Dao Thanh Street, Hoan Kiem District,

The ten circular paintings displayed in “Fairy” represent Hiep’s first experiments with rice paper (Do paper), asian lacquer, pearl shell and acrylic on wood. The artist is enamoured with pieces of glittering pearl shell pieces, profound drops of Asian lacquer, ancient flowers and floating clouds on rice paper.

Do Hiep was born in 1984 and gained an MA degree from the Vietamese Fine Arts University in 2012. He has participatied in many group exhibitions at home and abroad. He is the recipient of several awards from Vietnamese Fine Art Association. “Fairy” is his second solo exhibition.

Exhibition “Dream a Future Dream” by UuDam Tran Nguyen

Goethe-Institut Hanoi

56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, Ba Dinh district

Works on diplay are UuDam Tran’s videos and installations about the speedy development of Vietnam and perhaps the world. As a motorcycle aficionado, it always gives UuDam great inspiration to see the scene of thousands of motorcycle riders in on their bikes, dress in full colorful gears, waiting for the signal each morning and speed away when the light turns green.

HO CHI MINH CITY

PERFORMANCE

Music Night with Axelle Red

8 pm, March 20

HCMC Opera House

7 Lam Son Square, District 1

Come to enjoy a music night with Axelle Red whose trademark remains the warm voice, somewhat scratched, identifiable by some measurements.

Ticket price : VND 450 000– VND 350 000– VND 250 000

Ticket price for students : VND 150 000 – VND 100 000

Jazz Concert with Trio “L’Âme des Poètes”

8 pm, March 21

Conservatory of Ho Chi Minh City

112 Nguyen Du street, District 1

Come to enjoy a jazz concert with the trio “L’Âme des Poètes” (Fabien Degryse, Jean-Louis Rassinfosse and Pierre Vaiana) and special guest Hoa Dang – a fine Vietnamese T’rưng artist.

Through a selection of songs by the three singers Brel, Brassens và Ferré, the trio confirms their unique position in the world of jazz and French chanson.

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.