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HCM City puts classical music revival on the anvil

In recent years, HCM City has paid increased attention to developing its classical music scene, aiming to elevate interest in the art among lay public and attract more international tourists.

Sun Symphony Orchestra skips a season, looks forward to 2021

The country's first corporate sponsor orchestra switches to hibernating mode due to coronavirus self-isolation and public distancing.

Quality comes first for this perfectionist composer

While most symphony composers in Vietnam are veterans, 46-year-old composer Tran Manh Hung is considered one of the young generation, and is one among a small number of composers specialising in symphonies.

New art project introduces classical music

 VietNamNet Bridge – The first programme of a special art project to introduce classical music to young people will begin this week in HCM City. 

Saigon Choir members say classical music can be for everyone

VietNamNet Bridge – Classical music is difficult to listen to, many people say.  But the truth is, if it is performed creatively, it can bring joy to audiences, especially young people.

Classical music, contemporary dance show underway in Hanoi

 The show “Summer Symphony” is taking place at the Hanoi Opera House on June 5 and 6, bringing together artists from Vietnam and Japan.

Pham Thu Ha puts her heart into classical music

 VietNamNet Bridge – Soprano Pham Thu Ha, winner of the 2013 Devotion Award for Album of the Year, is one of few Vietnamese artists consistently pursuing the classical music genre. 

Overnight coffee shops in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge – If you look for a place to stay up late, there is a 24-hour coffee shop in town. Located in the heart of HCMC, Thuc (awake) Café has emerged as a popular venue for coffee enthusiasts since it is open round the clock. 

Youths with love for classical music

VietNamNet Bridge – Young people, especially those in vibrant Saigon, have easy access to new global trends of music. While a majority of young people are fond of EDM, pop and hiphop, some have deep passion for classical music