Classical Concert “A Journey of Music” to come to Hanoi next month

As part of the Vietnam Connection Music Festival 2019, “A Journey of Music”, with two concerts From East to West and From Czech Republic to France, will gather prominent international musicians on the stage of L’Espace Hanoi this August.

The audience will have the chance to enjoy the Vietnamese premieres of Charles Gounod’s “Funeral March of a Marionnette”, Duke Ellington’s “Ellington Fantasy for string quartet”, and Zdeněk Fibich’s quintet for violin, clarinet, viola, cello, and piano in D major. 

With an excellent selection of music, “A Journey of Music” will not disappoint classical music enthusiasts. 

Program 

FROM EAST TO WEST: A JOURNEY OF MUSIC

Thu Aug 15, 2019, 8 pm 

L’Espace Hanoi, 24 Trang Tien Street

– String quartet No. 1, Op.5(1912) – Vietnam Premiere

Darius Milhaud (1892-1974)

– String quartet “Skyline”(2015)

Vu Viet Anh (b.1976)

– String quartet No. 2 “Flashbacks” (2018)

Nguyen Minh Nhat (b.1997)

– String quartet “A Gentle Wind” (2017)

Nguyen Manh Duy Linh (b. 1980)

– String quartet “Ellington Fantasy” – Vietnam Premiere

Duke Ellington (1899-1974)

– Arrangement: Paul Chihara (b.1938)

1. I’m Beginning to See the Light (1944)

2. Sophisticated Lady (1933)

3. Take the A Train (1939)

Artists

Petr Fedetov, violon

Nguyen Thien Minh, violon

Kim Mai Nguyen, viola

Avery Waite, cello 

Intermission 

– Pocket-Sized Suite for Two Travelers (2018) – Vietnam Premiere

Kim Mai Nguyen (b.1987) & Avery Waite (b.1987)

1. Hot Day, Far Away

2. Nothin’ To It

3. Codename

– Duo alto “Three American Folk Hymn” (2008) – Vietnam Premiere

Kenji Bunch (b. 1973)

Arr. Nguyen/Waite Duo

1. Prologue

2. What Wondrous Love is This?

3. In Lonely Mountain Ways”

4. “I Come with Joy”

– Folk Suite from Afghanistan – Lần đầu tiên tại Việt Nam

Afghan Folk Songs

– Arrangement: Nguyen/Waite Duo

1. Mughuli Medley

2. Ay Sarban

3. Anar Anar

 

4. Agar Bahar Biyayad

5. Hamaja Dokani Rang Ast

6. Khandarez – Shakoko Jan

Artists:

Kim Mai Nguyen, viola

Avery Waite, cello

FROM CZECH REPUBLIC TO FRANCE: A JOURNEY OF MUSIC

Fri Aug 16, 2019, 8 pm 

– Funeral March of a Marionette (1872) – Vietnam Premiere

Charles Gounod (1818-1893)

– Quintet for violin, oboe, viola, cello, and piano in F major

Théodore Dubois (1837-1924)

1. Allegro

2. Canzonetta

3. Adagio non troppo

4. Allegro con fuoco

Artists:

Ruslan Turuntaev, violon

Nguyen Hoang Tung, oboe

Bui Anh Son, viola

Tran Thi Mo, I cello

Chika Murata, piano 

Interval 

– “Moderato” of Serenade for strings in E major, Op.22

Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)

– Quintet for violin, clarinet, viola, cello, and piano in D major (1893) – Vietnam Premiere

Zdeněk Fibich (1850-1900)

1. Allegro non tanto

2. Largo

3. Scherzo

4. Finale – Allegro con spirito

Artists:

Swang Lin, violin

Tran Khanh Quang, clarinet

Vincent Fillatreau, viola

Jesse Henkensiefken, cello

Tatiana Tessmann, piano 

Ticket price per show: VND210000

Ticket price for members: VND130000

Ticket price for students: VND100000

Discounted prices applicable until Aug 14, 2019

Tickets are available at L’Espace (Mon to Thu: 8.30 am – 7 pm / Fri: 8.30 am – 6 pm and 6.30 – 8 pm / Sat: 9 am – 7 pm) 

Mai Lan

 
 
 
 
 
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